Angola Cables controls 70 percent of country’s Internet traffic

Luanda – Angola Cables company controls about 70 percent of Internet traffic in the country, said Friday in Luanda the engineer Domingos Carroz.

According to the engineer, who was speaking to journalists during the visit to Sangano’s submarine cable station, this percentage is due to the speed and capacity that the cable provides.

The engineer explained that the cable, called Wacs, has about 17, 5 Terabits of traffic capacity and runs through eleven African countries and three European ones.

Domingos Carroz explained that Internet traffic in the country will improve with the entry of two more fibre cables in the national space.

In the beginning of 2018, the engineer continued, the “Cabo Monet” linking Brazil to the United States of America started operating and at the end of the year the cable called Sacs connecting Brazil to Angola came into operation.

With the entry of these two cables, the engineer explained, Angola will have a faster Internet and with much more quality.

He said that the eleven African countries that benefit from Cape Wacs are Angola, South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon, CAte d’Ivoire, Cape Verde, Togo, Namibia, Ghana and Nigeria.

Source: Angola Press News Agency