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Lebanon to Triple Internet Speed With New Intercontinental Cable

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Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Lebanon’s Internet connection speed will soon triple after a fiber optic cable running from France to India went into commercial use this month, Commerce du Levant magazine reported, citing Telecommunications Minister Charbel Nahhas.

The 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) India Middle East Western Europe cable was developed by a group that included France Telecom SA, Bharti Airtel Ltd., Saudi Telecom Co, Pakistan Telecommunication Co., Emirates Telecommunications Corp., Telecom Egypt, Telecom Italia Sparkle SpA, Tata Communications Ltd, and Lebanon’s Ogero.

To contact the reporter on this story: Nayla Razzouk in Beirut at nrazzouk2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Maher Chmaytelli at mchmaytelli@bloomberg.net

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