Second submarine cable operations to take off

Communication tariffs are expected to nosedive after operations of the Tanzania’s second submarine cable, the East African Submarine cable System (Eassy), begin towards the end of this month, it has been learnt. Zantel, one of the investors in the project, was optimistic that the beginning of the Eassy project operations would revolutionalise broadband communication in the country.  “Tanzania will, through the technology and innovation brought by this cable, open up to the world for business as better communication will facilitate more trade with other countries,” the Zantel chief commercial officer, Mr Norman Moyo, said in a statement yesterday.

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