22 January 2013

Liberia Enjoys Communication Superhighway

Liberia, a country with sprawling efforts to develop infrastructure and human resource, is unveiling prospects in championing the drive to national recovery by joining the physical connectivity of communication superhighway.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Liberia Telecommunications Authority Ben Wolo on a tour with reporters said the superhighway is a hot exchange heels with identified hub that supports internet exchange port.

The head of the Liberia Telecommunications Authority boss indicated that the new technology will not only save access to the world but will have no physical limitation which is not a medium anymore.

"This access is instantaneous, the speed of light, for example on your laptop", the Chief Executive Officer said.
He added that the two-bus for redundancy can be divided into local bus and army bus with the local bus connecting Liberia to Sierra Leone through to Cape Town in South Africa.

Mr. Wolo iterated that the decision to join the hot exchange places the country among 20 African countries currently on physical connectivity.

"The ACE Cable is based in Paris and passes through Dakar, Abidjan, Lome and then to Cape Town".

He pointed out that the new technology which will place the country in a better position for its citizens to maximize the use of multimedia provides that anything can be placed on the medium-superhighway.

The CEO who was accompanied by the Chairman of the Board Directors of the Liberia Telecommunications Authority Mrs. Angelique Weeks and other members added that the new technology is a full capacity of two fields with primary, secondary and tertiary power supply all of which are subject to periodic upgrade.

He said the Liberia ACE cable project was under taken by ACATEL-NUCENT, a British and American communication company.
As part of maintaining the technology a physical link to encourage a safe zone has been established as both sides of the cable is protected; 800 meters up to our shores is protected", Mr. Wolo said.

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