The Cable is Here But East Africa is Not Ready for It

East Africa may have received the first undersea fiber optic cable a month ago but it is emerging there is no requisite infrastructure to enable Seacom go deeper into the hinterland.The EastAfrican has established that in Kenya and Tanzania — on whose coastlines the cable was simultaneously switched on in Mombasa and Dar es Salaam by Presidents Mwai Kibaki and Jakaya Kikwete respectively — faster Internet connectivity still remains out of reach while landlocked neighbours relying on the two countries for connections could even take longer to experience broadband connectivity.
http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/-/2558/653452/-/qyy9dnz/-/index.html
http://allafrica.com/stories/200909070008.html

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