Originally posted to Data Center POST

Data Center POST interview with Artur Mendes, CCO, Angola Cables

By Contributing Editor Sarah Chamberlain

Artur Mendes is CCO of Angola Cables, a multinational telecommunications operator of subsea fiber optic cables. Built in 2009 by the five major Angolan telecom operators, the company is driven by the Angolan government’s vision of transforming Angola into a communications hub. The company’s core business is the commercialization of capacity in international voice and data circuits over submarine cables, providing international transmission capabilities to all operators and increasing the interconnection between Angola and the world. Artur is a highly accomplished sales management professional leveraging over 17 years of experience. Throughout his career he has led operator and retail accounts, developed and implemented highly effective sales activities, facilitated business growth and increased revenues and market shares.

Artur recently sat down with Data Center POST to discuss Africa’s connectivity landscape and how Angola Cables is meeting global requirements.

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