Cases & Deals

Togolese government implements Equiano fiber optic submarine cable

Client(s) Togolese Ministry of Digital Economy and Digital Transformation

Jones Day assisted the Togolese Société d'Infrastructures Numériques (SIN) on the roll out and landing in Lomé of a branch of the Equiano fiber optic submarine cable developed by Google. Jones Day advised on the revision of the regulatory framework to enable the implementation of the project, drafted and assisted in the negotiation of the entire contractual documentation with Google and other counterparts, and provided support in obtaining the requisite permits and authorizations with respect to public procurement.