Data will no longer have to pass through Europe, offering lower latency and better bandwidth quality between Africa and South America, and therefore the USA
Angola Cables today announced that it is has selected Etix Everywhere as its partner to build its critical infrastructure globally as part of an ambitious project to offer a lower latency route between the USA and Africa. The first element of the deal includes the construction of a landing station in Fortaleza (Brazil) and a data centre in Brazil for Angola Cables’ new South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) and Monet submarine cable networks, which will link the Americas and Africa.
According to Antonio Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables “This partnership will help us to quickly develop and operate state-of-the-art data centres as we continue to build ‘digital bridges’ to connect continents and the world.”
Closer access to two promising markets
Currently, when data travels from Africa to Latin America, it is transmitted through Europe. Angola Cables’ new submarine cables — Monet and SACS — will dramatically reduce the latency between the USA, Latin America and Africa.
The Monet submarine cable, a …read more