Globacom begins work on Glo 2

Globacom Tuesday said it has commenced work on its second submarine cable, Glo 2, which is expected to be completed by October 2019.

The plan for Glo 2, was unveiled at a contract-signing ceremony between Globacom, and global telecom solutions vendors, Huawei, in Lagos.

Giving details of the project at the event, Globacom’s Regional Director, Technical, Sanjib Roy, said the submarine cable would be built along the Nigerian coast from Alpha Beach in Lagos, where Glo 1 landing station is located, to the Southern part of Nigeria.

The facility will enable ultra high capacity connection to South-South Region and provide capacity to offshore oil platforms and the communities.


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