ACE cable adds six additional members

4 Dec 2009

Six new telecoms operators have joined the ACE consortium which is rolling out a submarine cable system from France to South Africa. The new operators are Etisalat Nigeria, Expresso Telecom Group (the international investment arm of Sudanese telco Sudatel, present in Malawi, Mauritania, Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria), Globalink (Sierra Leone), Mauritius Telecom, L’Office Congolais des Postes et Telecommunication (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Sierratel (Sierra Leone). The number of ACE members is now 25.