In a recent announcement, it has been disclosed that the 2Africa subsea cable has reached the shores of the Eastern Cape.
(2Africa subsea cable promises) greater Internet capacity and acceleration of connectivity across the province.Statement by Vodacom
This latest 2Africa cable landing affirms Vodacom’s commitment to driving digital inclusion in Africa by increasing access to quality internet services and investing in the network infrastructure to support this goal.
We cannot achieve this alone, and collaboration between other industry stakeholders and the public sector is critical in enabling more citizens across the continent to be connected.
Vodacom Group is pleased to be working with our partners in the 2Africa project to bring faster, more reliable internet to local businesses and consumers while helping to build an inclusive digital society on the continent and around the world. The subsea cable system enables more communities to access transformative online resources, from education and healthcare to jobs and financial services, and experience seamless connectivity’s economic and social benefits.Diego Gutierrez, Chief Officer of International Markets, Vodacom Group
The 2Africa subsea cable is the brainchild of a consortium that includes the biggest international tech giants including, Vodafone/Vodacom, China Mobile International, MTN GlobalConnect, Meta Platforms, Center3, Orange, Wiocc, and telecom Egypt.