The Seychelles Cable System company and the government of Seychelles have agreed to invest in a second fibre-optic cable. The communications upgrade, likely to come late next year, is meant to ensure that residents and visitors are able to stay connected to the outside world should anything happen to the current cable. The Principal Secretary of the Department of Information Communication Technology, Benjamin Choppy, told SNA on Monday that the government is not aiming at making money out of the second cable but rather to ensure telecommunication services connection security for all. (…)