East Africa Gets High Speed Internet

During ceremonies in the Kenyan port of Mombasa and the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam, the first undersea cable to bring high-speed internet access to East Africa was unveiled. The fibre-optic cable, is operated by African-owned firm Seacom. Stretching 17, 000 km, it connects South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique to Europe and Asia.

While it ook a full two years to lay and install, as well as cost over 650 million dollars, the firm is confident that the cable will help to boost the prospects of the region's industry as well as its commerce.Courtesy of bbc.co.uk

Seacom said in a statement the launch of the cable marked the "dawn of a new era for communications" between Africa and the rest of the world.

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