Artel, LLC. Vice President of Business Strategy & Development, Phil Nesbitt, and Senior Network Engineer, Mike Heister were presenters at the inaugural DISA USAFRICOM Critical Infrastructure Symposium on May 7 & 8 in Stuttgart, Germany. In their presentation entitled “The Pros and Cons of African Infrastructure for Telecommunications” highlighted Artel’s presence, perspectives, and recommendations regarding terrestrial telecommunications in Africa. Within this context, Phil Nesbitt offered this insight, “The most dangerous weapon in AFRICOM is the “Fiber Seeking Backhoe”.

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