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France Telecom signs agreement to build Africa Coast submarine cable


France Telecom (www.orange-ftgroup.com) has committed to deploy a 17,000 kilometer long undersea fiber optic cable between France and West Africa.  Planned to be operational in the first half of 2010, it will connect 23 countries along its length as it runs between France and South Africa.

This will be the first international submarine cable [...]