Ethiopia-Sudan cable lit

14 Aug 2007

A fibre-optic cable linking Ethiopia to Sudan has been officially launched. According to the Ethiopia Telecom Corporation (ETC), the Addis Abbaba-Metema link cost ETB118 million (USD13.2 million) and took about a year to complete. Siemens was reportedly tasked with much of the build.

Ethiopia, Sudan, Ethio Telecom, Nokia, Siemens AG