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Vodacom lands 2Africa, the world's largest subsea cable, in EC

The subsea cable project aims to significantly increase the capacity, quality, and availability of internet connectivity between Africa and the world.
25.01.23 | Source: Biz community

The 2Africa Consortium includes eight international partners, China Mobile International, Meta (Facebook), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, center3 (STC), Telecom Egypt, Vodafone/Vodacom and Wiocc, who have partnered to build 2Africa.


Launched in May 2022, the subsea cable project aims to significantly increase the capacity, quality, and availability of internet connectivity between Africa and the rest of the world.


The Gqeberha landing is the 2Africa project’s third on the coast of South Africa, following two recent landings in the Western Cape by MTN GlobalConnect, Vodacom is the designated landing partner, providing facilities for the cable’s installation at an existing site in the Summerstrand area

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