Seacom urges intra-African terrestrial fibre infrastructure

Thursday 24 May 2012 | 10:25 CET | News
Undersea fibre-optic cable operator Seacom's CEO, Mark Simpson, said intra-African terrestrial fibre infrastructure is required to maximise the benefits of international connectivity, Engineering News reported. Speaking at the Satcom conference in South Africa, Simpson stressed the importance of investing in inland infrastructure, saying Southern Africa is now sufficiently supported by undersea cables. Broadband Infraco operations manager Peter Mafagana said that the deployment of terrestrial fibre networks throughout Southern Africa was critical in connecting landlocked countries to South

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Categories: Fixed / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Broadband infraco / iBurst / Seacom / Tata Communications
Countries: Africa
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