Tag: Undersea Cables

Undersea Cables Update

It has been a busy year in the world of African undersea cables as the timeline below of cable maps over the last year will attest. A lot has happened or more accurately plans and announcements for a lot have...

/ 11 February 2009

YAPAUC – Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) Cable

Yet Another Planned African Undersea Cable (YAPAUC).  As 2008 draws to a close, I can’t help but reflect in amazement at the rash of announcements in the last year of  planned undersea fibre-optic cables around the African continent.  If only...

/ 31 December 2008

Undersea Cables Update

I’ve now moved the African Undersea Cables map to a permanent page that I will update as new information emerges.  The latest revision includes updates of: the EASSy cable to reflect its growth to 1.4 terabits the TEAMS cable to...

/ 16 October 2008

Sub-saharan Africa Undersea Cables in 2010 – take 7

The undersea cable environment around the African continent continues to evolve.  Proposed cables appear, disappear, merge.  A testament to the competitive environment.  In this latest update, I have added the MaIN OnE cable which appears to be making progress.  Thanks...

/ 25 September 2008

Sub-saharan Africa Undersea Cables in 2010 – maybe

So what might the undersea cable environment for sub-Saharan Africa look like by the end of 2010? Perhaps it will look a bit like this: If anyone has a proposed map for Uhurunet and Main One, I would love to...

/ 10 July 2008