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EIB Agrees to Help Fund Cape Verde Cable

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to support the provision of a new submarine cable that will transform Internet access and telecommunications in Cape Verde.

Update on A&NI Cable Project

Progress on the Chennai and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable system is being made, with the marine survey well underway. 

SEACOM to Provide Kenya-SA Connections

SEACOM has announced that it will now offer direct connections from its East Africa network to public cloud networks and data centers located in South Africa. This follows the launch of Microsoft’s enterprise-grade data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Trans-Caspian Cable Being Discussed

Well, that didn’t take long.  Last August, we discussed the possibility that a submarine cable across Caspian Sea could be developed following a multi-national agreement on its legal status. 

The Impact of Free Trade and Technology on Africa

Editor’s Note: SCW has been highlighting two important global developments that have the potential to impact the submarine fiber optic cable market: Africa’s economic growth and changing trade routes.  Both of these can be seen in the following article, By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa.

Retelit Reports Strong Results in Part from AAE-1 Sales

Italian telecom operator Retelit announced strong 2018 financial results impacted, in part, by a large sale of capacity on the AAE-1 submarine cable system linking countries in the Pacific, Indian Ocean and Mediterranean. 

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