http://avaxhome.ws/blogs/igor_lv

Phase3 Telecom has announced plans to begin the deployment of aerial fiber optic infrastructure from Kano, Nigeria to Gazaoua, Republic of Niger. The 228 km-long fiber optic link will run from Kano through Katsina state before arriving at Gazaoua.

“The Republic of Niger has one of the lowest internet penetration rates in West Africa.  The lack of backbone infrastructure between the Republic of Niger and its neighbours leaves Niger unable to fully enjoy the broadband advantage to its fullest. The country will now have the opportunity to leverage on the huge bandwidth capacity, which is already available at the Nigerian coast in Lagos via the Phase3 Telecom aerial fiber network,” a representative said in a mail to Techcabal.

This development will also widen the market for undersea cable owners in Nigeria while enhancing broadband development in Niger.

The project is one of Phase3 Telecom’s commitment to building backbone infrastructure across West Africa to deliver regional connectivity through their network.

Phase3 Telecom is one of Africa’s leading independent aerial fibre optic network infrastructure and telecommunications services provider.

More From TC
The War Against Cash Is Solving The Wrong People’s Problems
Cabal, startups
22nd October 2018

Many cashless society initiatives don’t really solve merchant problems. The solutions that will win in the end will be the ones that can combine payment services with value-added services to help the merchant make more money and the consumer pay in a more effective and rewarding way.

An Unlikely Band Of Entrepreneurs Are Reducing Cost, Wait Times In Nigerian Hospitals
startups
14th November 2018

Through an unlikely alliance, the founders of Helium Health are using their product to improve outcomes for healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.

Lara.ng Is Getting People Around Lagos In A Way That Google Maps Can’t
startups
12th November 2018

From infrastructure to city planning and mobility trends, a unique marriage of technology and data has the potential to birth a new age of socio-economic advancement in Nigeria. Lara.ng is proof of that.

Despite Increase In Tariffs, Nigeria’s Solar Industry Remains Resilient
people, startups
7th November 2018

For some solar startups, instead of increasing prices, they have had to absorb the extra charges from the Nigerian customs.


TechCabal is a Big Cabal Media brand



Copyright © 2018
All rights reserved

Privacy & Terms