Kenya to double Internet capacity with fifth fibre optic cable

A fifth undersea fibre optic cable is set to land in Kenya, doubling the east African country’s Internet capacity.

The country’s Information and Communication permanent secretary Bitange Ndemo Monday said that a Middle-Eastern company was currently contracting suppliers to lay the undersea cable.

Once the cable is laid, Kenya’s bandwidth capacity will double to more than 15 terabytes per second (TBps). Read More