DRC prepares for WACS arrival
TELECOMSBy BiztechAfrica - Oct. 23, 2012, 4:25 p.m.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-awaited connection to the West African Cable System (WACS) is expected to occur within weeks.
The DRC is several months behind schedule in connecting to the cable.
However, Societe Congolaise des Postes et Telecommunications (SCPT) Director General Placide Mbatika says the cable transmission equipment had been installed at the landing station in Muanda, and the connection looked set to go live within the next three weeks.
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