St Helena lobbies for better internet via SAex

Tuesday 17 January 2012 | 09:20 CET | News
The Connect St Helena group has started campaigning for better broadband on the small UK island in the South Atlantic, ThinkBroadband. The island, home to 4,000 people, share a satellite link internet connection of 10 Mbit/s. This year, South African telecommunications company EFive Telecoms will run fibre cables past St Helena to connect South Africa with Brazil. The South Atlantic Express (SAex) will provide 12.8 Tbit/s of bandwidth, going a few hundred kilometres north of St Helena. At the moment, the cable route is too far away from the island for a connection. Connect St Helena is

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