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Cape to Cairo Fibre Network For Masiyiwa

Zimbabwean billionaire, Strive Masiyiwa’s dream for his Cape To Cairo Fibre Network is almost coming to fruition. Masiyiwa’s Econet Wireless Global subsidiary company, Liquid Telecom, signed a memorandum of understanding with Telecom Egypt to complete a fibre network running from Cape Town in Egypt. In a statement, the two companies said,

Liquid Telecom will link its network from Sudan into Telecom Egypt’s network via a new cross-border interconnection – bringing together a 60 000 km network that runs from Cape Town, through all the Southern, Central and Eastern African countries, and has now reached the border between Sudan and Egypt.

In a statement Strive Masiyiwa also said,Completing our vision of building a single network running on land, all the way from Cape to Cairo is a historic moment for the company and for a more connected Africa.

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