Observations and commentary on the telecom sector in Africa & the Middle East
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Nigeria: Glo 1 signs up partners
Submarine cable provider Glo 1 is reported by the Business Day newspaper to have signed a wide range of major companies for its offering, including PCCW, Airtel Ghana, Airtel Nigeria, C&W (Nigeria & Ghana operations), IPNX, Swift Networks, Shell, TotalElf, Chevron, United Bank for Africa, FinBank, Nigerian Bottling plc, P&G, and almost all the major media companies. The cable has a capacity of up to 2.5 terabits per second, and 99.9 percent up time reliability.