MainOne Undersea Cables Launches In Ivory Coast


MainOne has announced it is launching its submarine cable in Côte d’Ivoire.

Noted as the first commercial cable system to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, the project will provide the capacity to deepen infrastructure sharing and reduce the cost of providing broadband services to the region.

The network promises optimum running time and reduced latency for its customers as the organization improves bandwidth capacity and establishes direct links to several regional and international Internet Exchanges, including Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN), Ghanaian internet exchange (GIX), London Internet Exchange (LINX) and Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMSIX).

The cables MainOne operates from Seixal, Portugal to Lagos, Nigeria, via Accra, Ghana and the coast of Western Africa with fully-operative landing stations, adding new offices in Dakar, Senegal, and Grand Bassam, Cote d’Ivoire and further operating stations in Marocco and Tenerife, providing optimal internet connectivity as well as providing point-to-point International Private Leased Circuit (IPLC) communication services for businesses and enterprises, riding on its submarine cable along the West African coast to the rest of the world.