Moov Africa, has announced plans to deploy a new submarine cable system connecting Casablanca in Morocco and Lomé in Togo to boost connectivity.
According to Abdellah Tabhiret, Managing Director of Moov-Africa Togo, “This cable will develop and improve international coverage and connectivity, especially national connectivity. It has a great capacity which will allow internet users to surf properly.”
With the announcement, the company hopes to regain the trust of its subscribers as from the first half of 2019 through the first half of 2020, the telecom operator lost around 500,000 users (dipping from 3.608 million to 3.108 million), according to data released by its parent company, Maroc Télécom.
At the beginning of 2021, Maroc Telecom rebranded its eleven subsidiaries in Africa as Moov Africa, in order to unite its companies on the continent under a single identity.
This included: Gabon Telecom, MAURITEL, Moov Benin, Moov Centrafrique, Moov Cote d’Ivoire, Moov Niger, Moov Togo and SOTELMA-Mali.