Internet News - In Brief

- Cable company Seacom is ready to start laying its 15,000km 1.28Tbps cable along the African East Coast from next month. It is confident it will meet its self-imposed “go live” deadline of June next year.

- Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard has written to Sudanese regulator, the National Telecommunication Corporation voicing concern about online free expression in Sudan and the fact that his clients' access to the video-sharing website YouTube has been blocked since 22 July.

- To live up to the changing customer preferences in the tourism industry, Galileo Kenya has launched a marketing website to promote e-tourism. The website, with a tag line, "All of Kenya in One Website," is a travel portal that will allow Internet users access a range of services in Kenya.

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