New cables to kick-start Africa's new broadband era, report

Title: New cables to kick-start Africa's new broadband era, report
ISBN: 1503-6103
Source: www.afrol.com
Publisher: afrol News
Date (published): 04/069/2009
Date (accessed): 06/09/2009
Type of information: news article
Language: English
On-line access: yes (HTML)
Abstract:
Total broadband adoption in Africa will increase at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 28 percent through 2013 as new undersea cables boost Africa's international bandwidth, a new report from Pyramid Research has stated.

The report further said the undersea infrastructure will further reduce the number of coastal countries without any cable access from 19 to one.

The report, Africa Connect: Undersea Cables to Drive an African Broadband Boom, describes in detail the upcoming evolution of Africa's international bandwidth market, as five major new cables and a host of smaller ones deployed and to be launched over the next three years.

See also:
Africa & Middle East Telecom Insider / Vol. 1, No 6, August Edition: Africa Connect: Undersea Cables to Drive an African Broadband Boom
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