MTN and CAMTEL have joined forces to establish a strategic agreement that will see the commercialisation of four key submarine cables and significantly improve connectivity in Cameroon and support the increasing demand for internet capacity in the West and Central Africa region.
The Agreement was signed on Wednesday 14th July 2021 in Dubaï (United Arab Emirates) by Judith Yah Sunday, General Manager of CAMTEL and Frédéric Schepens, MTN GlobalConnect CEO, in presence of Philemon Zo’o Zame, General Manager of the Telecommunications Regulatory Board (TRB) and Stephen Blewett, CEO of MTN Cameroon.
MTN GlobalConnect will deploy its international Sales force to support CAMTEL in commercializing their four subsea cables in Cameroon and the sub-region, namely: SAT3, WACS, NCSCS and the SAIL subsea cable that connects Cameroon to Brazil. Those four subsea cables managed by CAMTEL are strategic infrastructures for the connectivity of the country and the sub-region. The partnership concluded by the two companies will thus accelerate Cameroon’s digital transformation journey and enable the country to position itself as a digital hub for the region.