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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 (5,900 mi) long, contained 82 repeaters, operated 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.
Individual cable systems off the west coast of Africa include: