Ms. Isabelle ROY Ambassador of Canada to Mali, Cheick Sidi NIMAGA Director General of SOTELMA, Raphaël Nguiaphi NBOGNI Director General of SeaQuest-Infotel, and the Director of Ecobank, were present.
Thus, it is on the basis of a study carried out in 2003 in the field, by the experts of SeaQuest-Infotel in collaboration with a technical team of SOTELMA, that the choice of the route of the optical fiber cable was defined to meet the needs and optimize the installation and connection costs.
The planned fiber-optic link will be connected to the existing fiber-optic link from the Souleymanbougou earth station to the right bank of the river, crossing the Niger, Faladié, Niamakoro, Kalabancoro and Bacodjikoroni areas, leading to the central office. telephone of Bamako-Coura.
The work will be entrusted to SeaQuest-Infotel and will benefit from the services of Export Development Corporation (EDC), which aims to provide Canadian exporters with financing, insurance, bonding and expertise on foreign markets.