SAT-2

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SAT-2 was a submarine communications cable linking Melkbosstrand, South Africa, to El Medano, Tenerife Island, Spain and Funchal, Madeira islands, Portugal. It was 9,500 kilometres long, contains 82 repeaters, operates at 560 Mbit/s and was in service from 1993 to January, 2013. It is the property of Telkom SA Ltd, Telefónica, Marconi, British Telecom, France Cables et Radio, and Deutsche Telekom.

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Individual cable systems off the west coast of Africa include:


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