A Warning Sign to African Telecoms Operators – Fire At Operator Closes Down Nearly 50% of Its Capacity

[Balancing Act] London -The fire on 30 April at Orange Cote d’Ivoire should send a shiver down the spine of all African telecoms operators. They now operate essential infrastructure and barring Presidential shut-downs, they need to take care in event of “fire and acts of God”. Russell Southwood reflects on what happened.