There are now the following submarine cable systems connecting West Cost of Africa to Asia, Europe and South America.

Cables connecting West Coast of Africa to Europe:

Cables connecting West Coast of Africa to South America:

Cables connecting West Coast of Africa to Asia:

Regional cables in West Coast of Africa

Additionally,  Orange builds Djoliba Network, the first pan-African backbone network, covering 8 countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal. Liquid Telecom continues expanding its ‘One Africa’ Broadband Network with direct terrestrial fibre cable connecting East to West Africa.

African Undersea CablesAfrican Undersea Cables, by Steve SongMany Possibilities