Angola Cables denies the news about new Fortaleza-Luanda submarine cable

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Angola Cables officially came to deny news from the Journal of Northeast that accounted for the plan for the construction of a new submarine cable of Luanda (Angola) to Fortaleza (Brazil). The company said that, according to its strategic plan, there is currently no forecast of investment in new submarine cables or an expansion of the AngoNAP Data Center in the Brazilian state of Ceará. However, the company confirmed that its representatives had made a recent visit to Brazil.

During this visit, representatives from Angola Cables met with the Secretariat for Economic Development and Labor (SEDET), the State Secretariat for Science and Technology, and the Executive Secretariat for Trade, Services and Innovation of SEDET and ETICE (Empresa de Information Technology of Ceará). Company executives reinforced Ceará's potential for its strategic location in the telecommunications landscape, and the importance that the capital, Fortaleza, has for education, science and business.

However, Angola Cables said that, according to the company's strategic plan, at the moment, there is no forecast of investment in new submarine cables or any expansion of the AngoNAP Data Center.

“Angola Cables clarifies that within the company's strategic plan, at the moment, there is no forecast of investment in new submarine cables or expansion of the AngoNAP Data Center in Ceará. The company has focused on accelerating its offer of interconnection services and has been developing new products for the ICT area related to security, storage and backup, creating conditions for local content caching in the AngoNAP Data Center ready to use the ultra low latency network. and worldwide Internet Exchange (IX) connection. It is with this relevant strategy that Angola Cables stands ready to serve public and private organizations that benefit from the more than 84 km of optical fiber in the Ceará Digital Belt. ”

In an official note received by the team from MenosFios, the company reinforces that the news initially published has information “taken from sources that are not reliable"

"The news carried by the newspaper Diário do Nordeste in Brazil, with reference that Angola Cables would install a new cable between Angola and Fortaleza in Brazil is false, speculative and based on fake news taken from sources that are not reliable. Angola Cables contacted the local media stating that this was not the content of the meeting with the Government of Ceará and therefore does not support any news or any medium that reports with content of this nature."

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