Orange CI stops fibre rollout following vandalism

13 Jun 2018

Orange Cote d’Ivoire is suspending its rollout of fibre-optic broadband infrastructure in the capital, Abidjan, following a spate of vandalism which has hit its networks and caused outages for customers. A report from Agence Ecofin says the telco has called a temporary halt to its work while authorities investigate the attacks. In April this year a fire was started at an Orange technical centre in Abidjan, while the telco reported at least seven acts of vandalism on its fibre networks during April and May.

Côte d'Ivoire, Orange Cote d'Ivoire (incl. CI-Telecom)