The Middle East North Africa (MENA) Submarine Cable System (MENA-SCS) is a 8800km submarine communications cable system connects Italy, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and India.
The MENA submarine cable rans accross Egypt via terrestrial parth between the Abu Talat CLS and the Zafarana CLS, avoiding the Alexandria CLS & the Suez CLS.
The MENA-SCS consists of six fibre pairs, initially designed with 96*10Gbps DWDM technology and a total system capacity of 5.76Tbps, upgradable to 100Gbps technology
The MENA-SCS was ready for service in Novmember 2014.
In September 2018, Telecom Egypt (TE) acquired the MENA SCS from Orascom Investment Holding (OIH) for $90 million.