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Sunday, 15 July 2018

TE to connect Cairo to Liquid Telecom’s fiber optic cable network in southern Africa

State-owned operator Telecom Egypt (TE) signed on Friday an MoU with the Mauritius-based Liquid Telecom that will see them collaborate on completing the company’s cross-border fiber optic network cable linking southern Africa to the rest of the world. The two companies will extend the network from Sudan through Cairo, according to a TE statement. Once complete, the project will allow TE to connect users to Liquid Telecom’s high-speed fiber optic network. No details on cost or timeline were provided.

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