Orange launches IP PoP in Abidjan

17 Jul 2014

Orange Group has announced that it has launched a large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The Ivorian port city has been selected to house the infrastructure because it already acts as a landing point for the 17,000km African Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable, which connects a number of countries along the west coast of Africa, and is co-owned by Orange Group. The decision to deploy the IP PoP facility in Abidjan will allow for optimal connectivity with the Orange Group’s regional networks. An IP PoP is part of the technical infrastructure equipment necessary to enable local networks to access the internet through an interconnection point with long-distance carrier networks.

Cote d’Ivoire, Orange Group (formerly France Telecom), Orange Cote d’Ivoire,

Subscribe

Subscribe to CommsUpdate to get the day’s top telecom headlines delivered to your email.

Subscribe to CommsUpdate

Feedback

Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to editors@commsupdate.com.

Browse Past Issues

Filter

Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.

Search

Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.

Advertise

CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.

Share