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Google’s Umoja Fiber Optic Cable Connects Africa to Australia

Umoja fibre optic cable

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A fibre optic cable connecting Africa to Australian known as Umoja has been launched by a global tech giant, Google. Umoja’s terrestrial path was built in collaboration with Liquid Technologies to form a highly scalable route through Africa, including access points that will allow other countries to take advantage of the network. Umoja, which is the Swahili word for unity, joins Equiano in an initiative called Africa Connect. It will enable African countries to more reliably connect with each other and the rest of the world. Establishing a new route distinct from existing connectivity routes is critical