LION (cable system)
|Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION)|
|Total length||1000 km|
|Design capacity||1.28 terabits per second|
|Date of first use||2009|
Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION) is a submarine communications cable system that connects Madagascar, Réunion, and Mauritius. It is 1,000 kilometres long. It is capable of delivering up to 1.28 terabits per second. The project was financed by a consortium made up of Orange Madagascar, Mauritius Telecom and France Telecom S.A..
- Toamasina, Toamasina Province, Atsinanana Region, Madagascar
- Sainte Marie, Saint-Denis Arrondissement, Réunion
- Terre Rouge, Pamplemousses District, Mauritius
- "Orange inaugurates the new submarine cable LION in Reunion and continues its strategy to develop broadband internet in the Indian Ocean" (PDF) (Press release). Orange. 2009-12-11. Retrieved 2010-08-02.
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- LION2 planned for Indian Ocean Telegeography, September 24, 2010