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Djibouti Telecom have more than 4 Terabit of design Capacity.

8 Operational submarine cable systems and 5 on-project cable systems.

Strategically Located

Djibouti is strategically located at the crossroads of three continents offering the perfect natural gateway to major markets.Operational since 1999, Djibouti Telecom is the international carrier with the strongest connectivity in the East African region.


The DARE1 (Djibouti Africa Regional Express1) is a new regional submarine cable system owned by a consortium of East African telecom operators and spearheaded by Djibouti Telecom.

Seamewe 5

Djibouti Telecom has also signed the construction and maintenance agreement for the South East Asia – Middle East -Western Europe 5 cable (SMW5) on March 7 2014.


With its 25,000km, this cable system connecting South East Asia to Europe via Egypt is the largest submarine cable to be constructed in almost last 15 years.

EIG (Europe India Gateway)

EIG is a very high capacity cable project, 1.28 terabit / s, which links India to Western Europe. The consortium consists of 18 Operators.


With a transmission capacity of 3.84 terabit/s, EASSY connects Mtunzini in South Africa to Port Sudan via Djibouti in Djibouti, Mogadishu in Somalia, Mombasa in Kenya, Moroni in Comoros, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Toliary in Madagascar and Maputo in Mozambique.


The SEACOM submarine cable connects South and East Africa directly to Europe and to South Asia. SEACOM offers a complete solution.


On January 16, 1997, Djibouti Telecom SA was one of the 93 telecommunications operators who signed in Singapore the construction of SEA-ME-WE-3.


Since 1997, Djibouti and Yemen are connected by a submarine cable of the 2nd generation with a length of 269 Km.

Terrestrial Networks

The development and regional positioning approach adopted by Djibouti Telecom has allowed, over the years, the national operator to be connected to the Horn Africa to international networks.