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Byline: Larry Claasen
West Africa Cable System in numbers 14500km is the length of the West Africa Cable System (Wacs), an undersea telecommunications submarine cable that stretches from London to Yzerfontein, on the SA west coast.
14 countries, of which 12 are African, are connected by the cable.
3 African countries the DRC, the Republic of Congo and Togo will be directly connected to an undersea cable for the first time.
US$650m is how much it cost to set up the cable.
5,12Tbit/s is the volume of traffic it can transmit.
14 times is how much more capacity it has over Sat3/Safe, the other …