Telebras and Angola Cables sign submarine cable deal

Monday 26 March 2012 | 10:01 CET | News
Brazilian state-owned telecommunications provider Telebras has signed an agreement with Angola Cables to deploy a 6,000 kilometre submarine cable linking Fortaleza in Brazil to Luanda in Angola. An international tender to select the company to carry out the project is due to open in June and cable construction should take about eighteen months. According to the president of Telebras, Caio Bonilha, the goal is for the submarine cable to become operational in the first half of 2014, in order to improve data traffic during the World Cup football tournament. Telebras estimates that the new cable

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Angola Cables / Telebras
Countries: Angola / Brazil
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