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Google submarine cable lands in Namibia

6 July 2022

TELECOM Namibia and the Paratus Group announced that the Equiano (Google) submarine cable, which is expected to have a direct impact on connectivity and internet speed in the country, has landed in Swakopmund.  An economic impact assessment by Africa Practice and Genesis Analytics found that the cable will be a catalyst for considerable growth, job creation and sustainability. It is also set to increase internet speed by over 2,5 times, while increasing internet penetration by 7,5% in the next three years.

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