Offshore Bandwidth Sparks Africa Fiber Boom | Light Reading

Africa is starting to see the knock-on effects of having greater international connectivity via multiple subsea cables.

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In developed market, the broadband debate focuses access because for the most part, that’s the last remaining hurdle to better connectivity. In the developing world, as we highlighted in our white paper Connectivity Models for Developing Economies (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2343233) we highlighted by example how a solid and affordable backhaul would spark spontaneous access investment (at least in mobile). It’s great to see that in the case of Africa, it’s sparking wireline access investment as well. 

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