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Africa to be Ringed by 23,000-Mile Subsea Cable

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Project will triple present subsea community potential

A landmark new venture led by a consortium which include Fb and China Cell will ring the entire African continent with a 23,000-mile-extensive, significant-speed sub-sea cable established to confirm a huge filip to Africa’s connectivity.

The “2Africa” cable will land at 16 African nations — with a mixed populace of more than 760 million folks — and will have a layout potential of up to 180Tbps at launch on important parts of the method, the consortium mentioned.

2Africa will occur ashore in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Ghana and even the perenially unstable Somalia, the consortium mentioned, boosting the continent’s skill to make out significant-speed 4G, 5G and fastened broadband potential. Completion is anticipated by early 2024.

The cable will be laid at an unusually deep 3 metres down below the sea floor, 2Africa mentioned, and keep 16

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Atos wins Google Cloud Services Partner of the Year Awards for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and for North America with Maven Wave

Paris, April 6, 2020

Atos, a world wide leader in electronic transformation, right now introduced that it has received the 2019 Google Cloud Services Husband or wife of the Year Award for Europe, the Center East, and Africa and the 2019 Services Husband or wife of the Year Award for North The us via Maven Wave. These awards are proof of the successful expanding momentum achieved via Atos’ formal world wide partnership with Google Cloud, already identified last yr with the 2018 Google Cloud International Breakthrough Husband or wife of the Year Award. This year’s awards are in recognition for Atos’ achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem in 2019 in Europe, the Center East, and Africa, and in 2019 in North The us via Maven Wave, which Atos acquired earlier this yr.

Since the start of its formal world wide partnership with Google Cloud in April 2018, Atos has signed

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