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Johnnie Coleman, of MainOne Cable, walks past submarine-line terminating equipment at the cable-landing station in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 5. This summer, a new $250 million MainOne cable snaked along the West African coastline, ending at Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. (Associated Press)

Johnnie Coleman, of MainOne Cable, walks past submarine-line terminating equipment at the cable-landing station in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 5. This summer, a new $250 million MainOne cable snaked along the West African coastline, ending at Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. (Associated Press)

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