MENA (cable system)

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MENA Submarine Cable System
Headquarters Cairo, Egypt

Middle East North Africa (MENA) is a submarine communications cable system that is planned to connect Italy, Greece, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and India.[1][2] It will be about 9,000 kilometres (5,600 mi) long[1] and is planned to be deliver up to 5.76 terabits per second.[1]

Cable landing stations[edit]

It will have cable landing points at:[1]

Then overland to

Then onwards as a submarine cable again to

Total length of the Cable is 9,100 kilometres (5,700 mi). RFS date Q1 2012


  1. ^ a b c d "Omantel Signs Agreement to Extend MENA Cable to Oman". Subtel Forum. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "MENA Submarine Cable System". MENA Submarine Cable System. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sify Technologies establishes Undersea Cable Landing Station in Mumbai". Sify Technologies Limited. 11 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 

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