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The GLO-1 (Globacom-1) submarine communications cable is a cable system along the west coast of Africa between Nigeria and the UK, owned by Nigerian telecoms operator Globacom.

The submarine cable system is 9,800 km long, and became operational in 2011 with a minimum capacity of 640 Gbit/s.

A project of Globacom, Nigeria's 2nd largest telecoms provider, total capacity of the system is now advertised as 2.5 Tbit/s. The cable's link To Ghana was turned up in April, 2011.[1]

Landing points[edit]

The main cable landing points are:

See also[edit]

List of international submarine communications cables

Individual cable systems off the west coast of Africa include:


  1. ^ "Glo 1 cable launches in Ghana". AfricaBrains. Retrieved 16 July 2011.