Cameroon: Camtel completes evaluaion of deep sea cable between the Cameroon and Brazil

The Ridley Thomas, ship in charge of carrying out the ocean floor studies for the laying of a sub-marine cable between the Cameroonian town of Kribi and Fortaleza in Brazil, finished its mission after 80 days of activities, Camtel, the historical telecoms operator in Cameroon, announced.

After this phase, the company highlights, “the experts and engineers will analyse the capital information for the actual laying of the cable. This will help in particular to determine the route for the 6,000 km of cable crossing the Atlantic ocean and the protections to be implemented, from Kribi to Fortaleza, and define the particularities of the cables for their production”.

As a reminder, the company Huawei Marine Networks, Chinese firm in charge of deploying this sub-marine cable, first infrastructure of this type to link Africa to Latin America, has already awarded the production of this cable of 6,000 km to the French company Nexans.

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