Facebook and China Mobile to Surround all of Africa in Fibre dubbed 2Africa

New Sub-sea cable from the UK on a round trip and back to Spain that could increase capacity by 3x by a partnership including :flushed: :grimacing:

https://www.2africacable.com/about




https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-14/facebook-china-mobile-to-build-1-billion-sub-sea-africa-cable
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Why was Angola and Namibia left out?

Why it really doesn’t matter:

  • We have several cables already lying idle, only utilizing less than 20% of capacity

  • I feel like instead of landing another cable they should simply invest the money in infrastructure and cost reduction for the end user…

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