1.3 terabyte broadband – a door to a better future in east africa

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Some years ago I travelled around countries in southern Africa, and was struck by the unrealised potential of the local economies as they didnt have any decent web access to compete with the Indian sub continent and China.  Well yesterday a major milestone was acheived with the commisioning of the Seacom undersea cable.  Its a small but important step to empowering the local economies of east africa, and I hope that some good new businesses can startup and flourish with this new infrastructure.