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Undersea cable set to boost West Africa broadband

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An eagerly-awaited submarine cable linking West Africa to Europe has gone live, paving the way for cheaper and more reliable internet access in one of the world’s fastest-growing telecoms markets, its operators said on Friday.

The 7,000 km (4,350 mile) fibre optic Main One Cable runs from Portugal to Nigeria and Ghana, and also branches out to Morocco, the Canary Islands, Senegal and Ivory Coast.

Full story: Undersea cable set to boost West Africa broadband – Reuters