Africa to experience the Internet faster as Facebook is expected to create $1 billion submarine cable

As social media giant Facebook Inc. and some of the world’s largest telecom carriers including China Mobile Ltd. are working in conjunction to build a giant subsea cable, Africa is set to start enjoying better and faster and the internet.

Bloomberg estimates the cable would help to carry quicker and more secure internet to the African continent. claims the project tagged to Africa will cost around $1 billion.

The 37,000-kilometer long undersea cable will link Europe to the middle east and 16 African countries.

By 2024, Africa is expected to come into service and deliver more than the combined capacity of all subsea cables serving Africa.

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa encountered poor internet service in January 2020 after damage to two undersea cables.

Also in the latest project is Facebook collaborating with two other major wireless carriers in Africa. The 2Africa cable, once finished, will be one of the longest in the world.

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