Sunday, December 13, 2009

New Submarine Cable Links Reunion in Indian Ocean

A new Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION) submarine cable was officially inaugurated in Reunion, an island located in the Indian Ocean that is one of the overseas d├ępartements of France.

The new submarine cable, which connects Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius, adds significantly to the broadband capabilities of the island. It was financed by a consortium made up of Orange Madagascar, Mauritius Telecom and France Telecom S.A.