EASSy Ownership
EASSy is owned and operated by a group of 16 African (92%) and international (8%) shareholders - all telecommunications operators and service providers. The EASSy consortium consists of the following members:

  • WIOCC
  • MTN International Group
  • Sudatel, Sudan
  • SPV2 (Vodacom/Telkom SA)
  • Telma, Madagascar
  • Neotel, South Africa
  • BoFiNet, Botswana
  • France Telecom, France
  • Mauritius Telecom, Mauritius
  • British Telecom, UK
  • Etisalat, United Arab Emirates
  • Zambia Telecom, Zambia
  • Saudi Telecom, Saudi Arabia
  • Comores Telecom, Union of Comoros
  • Bharti Airtel, India
  • TTCL, Tanzania

WIOCC is the largest shareholder in EASSy. It is jointly funded by a number of Development Financial Institutions and the following African telecoms operators:

  • BoFiNet Botswana
  • Dalkom Somalia
  • Djibouti Telecom
  • Gilat Satcom Nigeria Limited
  • Seychelles Cable System Company
  • Lesotho Communications Authority
  • Libyan Post, Telecom & IT Company
  • Onatel Burundi
  • Telkom Kenya Orange
  • Telecommunication De Mozambique
  • TelOne Zimbabwe
  • U-COM Burundi
  • Uganda Telecom
  • Zantel