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Somcable civil work activities are fully underway.
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, November 30th, 2012

Somaliland gets high-speed fiber optic cable

Three companies have launched a project to provide Internet access to the African country, with expansion plans for other nations Three international companies have launched an ambitious project aimed at connecting More...

Somcable civil work activities are fully underway.
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

SomCable, Bluwan to Expand Fast Wireless Service From Somalia

SomCable, a broadband operator in Somalia, has chosen wireless technology company Bluwan SA to help introduce a high-speed wireless Internet service in the sparsely populated and predominately rural Somaliland region. “We More...

Somcable civil work activities are fully underway.
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Somcable and Canada’s Optelian deploy fast broadband in Somaliland

Press Release SomCable Rolls Out IP Over DWDM Network Using Optelian’s Optical Transport System MARIETTA, GA and OTTAWA — Optical networking specialist Optelian is pleased to announce that it has entered More...

First Somali Bank
By Hassan Ali On Monday, June 18th, 2012

SOMALIA: Despite security fears, free enterprise thrives in Mogadishu

NAIROBI — Years of civil war has largely taken Somalia off the map as an investment destination. It also didn’t help that the capital Mogadishu had been branded as the most dangerous city in the world. Perceptions More...

By Sahra Farah On Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Africa to get even more broadband

MTUNZINI — With the landing of the new West African Cable System on South African soil on 19 April 2011, not long after the implementation of the East African Submarine System (Eassy) and Seacom, Africans More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

US Firm Urges Affordable Internet Access for East Africa

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — A U.S.-based organization that promotes the use of the Internet is urging leaders in east Africa to make the Internet accessible and affordable to all of their citizens. The leaders More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 24th, 2009

East Africa gets high-speed web

The first undersea cable to bring high-speed internet access to East Africa has gone live. The fibre-optic cable, operated by African-owned firm Seacom, connects South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, July 3rd, 2009
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Somali pirates blamed for broadband delay

Hargeisa, 3 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somali pirates have claimed a new victim by disrupting the laying of an undersea fibre optic cable that has promised to end east Africa’s isolation as the last region More...