Main One Cable lands in Lagos, Nigeria -- the fiber-optic cable has a capacity of 1.92 terabits a second.
Starting from Seixal in Portugal, the cable runs to Accra in Ghana and Lagos in Nigeria. It also has branching units in Morocco, Canary Islands, Senegal, and Ivory Coast.
Nigerian Funke Opeke is the chief executive of Main One Cable.
Opeke says the system is the first subsea cable linking West Africa and Europe to bring broadband to the region.
The Main One Cable landing station in Lagos, Nigeria.
Former U.S. ambassador Robin Sanders (left) visits the Main One Cable landing station in Lagos.
The governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi (middle), tours the Lagos landing station.