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ACE Submarine Cable System Have Completed 18 Countries' Internet Connection

Number of visits: Date:7/15/2015 11:47:54

African Orange Telecom recently has announced ACE submarine cable system officially landed in Cotonou, Benin, and Tenerife who is one of Spain's Canary Islands, which marked the second planning of ACE system which was connecting Europe and Africa has made significant progress.

Up to now, ACE submarine cable system has connected 18 countries and regions, including France, Portugal, the Canary Islands, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe. In addition, the two countries landlocked countries, Mali and Niger, through the extension of land cable connected to the ACE system.

ACE submarine cable system is a large undersea communications cable system built by joint investment Africa Orange Telecom and many global telecommunications enterprises, with a total length of over 17,000 kilometers, who is the main communication cable system connecting Africa and Europe. The first-stage of ACE submarine cable system has completed the connection among seven countries, including Gambia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe and Sierra Leone, which would be formally put into use in December, 2012. This is the first time for these countries to access to international submarine cable system, truly realizing global Internet connectivity.

According to second-stage planning, ACE submarine cable system will be extended to South Africa. There will also build a branch connecting Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Namibia.

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