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Seychelles submarine cable from Tanzania starts being laid

Monday 14 May 2012 | 11:11 CET | News
The first inch has been laid of the Seychelles East Africa System (SEAS), a fibre optic submarine cable linking the Seychelles' capital of Victoria to Dar es Salaam, the Guardian newspaper reported. Alcatel fibre-optic submarine official Steve Moore said possibilities for fibre optics were very flexible and durable and signals could not be easily distorted. Seychelles Principal Secretary for ICT Benjamin Choppy said they had carried out a study on environmental and social impacts and found that there would be no any adverse effects on marine organisms including fish species and other aquatic

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Eassy
Countries: Seychelles / Tanzania, United Republic of
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