Telebras, Angola Cable to build submarine cable

Saturday 17 December 2011 | 16:28 CET | News
Brazilian state-owned telecommunications company Telebras and Angola Cables will launch a submarine cable between Fortaleza in Brazil and Luanda in Angola. The optical cable with be 6,000 kilometers long and should be installed in the first half of 2014. The selection of the suppliers will take place in March 2012. Telebrás said it will take 80 percent of the cost of the operation. The partnership is part of Telebras plans for a submarine cable network connecting Brazil to Africa, Europe and the US.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Telebras
Countries: Brazil
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