Saturday, February 19, 2011

Sao Tome - Portugal Telecom is to invest in ACE the first undersea cable to connect the island

[telecom paper] Portugal Telecom's subsidiary Companhia Santomense de Telecomunicações (CST) is investing in the first undersea fibre cable linking Sao Tome and Principe to the international data network. In a statement issued on 18 February, Portugal Telecom announced that the submarine cable, called "Africa Coast to Europe", is the result of a consortium of 19 international operators and should enter service in 2H 2012, allowing the introduction of fibre optics for business and residential customers. The project is being co-financed by the World Bank.

CST to invest in undersea fibre cable

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