Telecoms: talk is cheaper.

Position:Digital divide, separating Africa and Europe via the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System helps to reduce the rates - Brief article
 
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Africa could soon have a cheaper telecommunications system, enabling callers from the continent to communicate or link with European countries at reduced rates. A declaration of intent by African Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ministers in Johannesburg in June attempts to bridge the digital divide, separating Africa and Europe via the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System (EASSy).

Construction is due to start later this year with...

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