Chad, Sudan, Central African Republic: 1500 km of fibre optic cable

Telecoms

An agreement on the financing of the regional broadband telecommunications network in Central Africa was signed by the representative of the World Bank in Chad, Jean-Claude Brou, and the Chadian Minister of Planning, the Economy and international Cooperation, BedoumraKordjé.

The agreement covers the implementation of a regional project between Chad and the Central African Republic, to improve access and service utilization of fiber optic network and reduce costs.

Overall estimated at 15 billion CFA francs (30 million), the project aims to build a network of 1202 km between N'Djamena and Sudan and 334 km from Doba, and the Central Bennal.

Financial participation of Chad is $ 4 billion CFA francs (8,000,000 dollars).Speaking few days after the inauguration, Chadian President IdrissDeby, said the agreement will help the landlocked Chad, out of its unfavorable geographical situation.