The West African Cable System, linking South Africa to Europe via West Africa, has now formed into a consortium, with MTN one of the partners. The 14,000km cable should be completed in the next two years. Click on this Reuters page for more info. With the SAT3 cable continually being sabotaged in Nigeria, and Glo1 seemingly a distant mirage, the time for a serious submarine cable player in West Africa is long overdue. Two years is a long time to wait..