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SAP Africa MD: Resolute in Afro-Optimism despite Challenges

Africa has been a major submarine fiber optic cable market for the past decade when major cable systems finally connected the continent to the global network. 

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-Jun 2020

This is our latest monthly review of new submarine fiber optic cable contract awards for 2020. 

Activity Level Picking Up in Spite of Pandemic

The slowdown in activity seen in the submarine fiber optic cable market in March and April appears to be easing as numerous announcements of note have been released in the first two weeks of May. 

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-Jun 2020

This is our latest listing of submarine fiber optic cable announcements for 2020. 

TSC Strategic announced a new market study that forecasts revenues of $3 billion from global ASV sales by 2024. The report, Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) Market Summary and Forecast, 2020-2024, suggests that the rapid pace of blue tech development is one of the key drivers of this emerging multi-billion-dollar industry, as is the increasing adoption of unmanned systems for military application.

Member states across Africa responded quickly to COVID-19 with public health and social measures (PHSM) including curfews and lockdowns, as well as training in laboratory diagnostics, surveillance, risk communication, infection prevention and control, and case management conducted by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners.

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