Equatorial Guinea looks to improve telecoms infrastructure

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Image: Director-General of GITGE, Maximiliano Martin Meko. By Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office
Director-General of GITGE, Maximiliano Martin Meko

The government  of Equatorial Guinea has launched the country’s first telecommunications infrastructure company, GITGE (Management and Maintenance of Telecommunication Infrastructures organization in Equatorial Guinea), to optimise the national telecommunications service with the installation of fiber optics that currently link the capital city of Malabo and Bata.

"GITGE is a great addition to Equatorial Guinea's telecommunications sector as we continue to serve the rapidly developing country's communications needs," said President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

"It will advance our communications' reach and take us to a new level of telecommunications. This investment aims to significantly improve the quality of communications in the country. Through  GITGE’s management, the operators will be able to process information in a much more efficient way, such as through the use of fiber optics,” he said.

GETESA, (Equatorial Guinea Telecommunications) is the first operator in the country to partner with the new infrastructure firm.



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