Kenya to invest $59 mln to connect to the DARE fiber optics system

(Ecofin Agency) – Kenya plans to invest $59 million to increase its data capabilities. This fund will be used to deploy an extension of the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE).

The submarine sensor required to determine the path of this cable has already been completed and the construction contract has been awarded. Currently, Djibouti has to set a scheme for the sharing of revenues generated by this cable.

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