Facebook Details 2Africa Subsea Cable Project to Boost Connectivity

It will interconnect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe

2Africa will be 37,000 kilometers long, nearly equal to the circumference of the Earth Facebook

Africa is currently the least-connected continent to the internet, with just over one-quarter of its 1.3 billion people online, and Facebook is looking to change that by going underwater.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.