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African broadband to rise 500%

Africa is set for a new revolution – in broadband. Twelve new undersea cables planned for the next two years will quintuple the continent’s bandwidth, reduce the number of unconnected coastal countries from 19 to one, and drop tariffs by 72%.

Seacom cable construction begins

Seacom cable construction begins

Tyco Telecommunications has started construction on the US$650-million Seacom undersea fibre-optic cable, which will link southern and eastern Africa with India and Europe by 2009, bringing down connectivity costs on the continent.

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