APG Submarine Cable Damaged

By Vietnam Investment Review June 22, 2017 The Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable snapped at its Viet Nam-Hong Kong segment at 4pm, on Tuesday. A representative from an internet service provider informed the online newspaper, VietnamPlus, about the damage on Wednesday. The cause of the damage and the time of repair both remain unclear. [...]

2017-06-22T12:42:51+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Cable Faults|

Congo-Brazzaville Facing Major Submarine Cable Outage

By Ismail Akwei, Africa News June 14, 2017 Congo-Brazzaville is facing nationwide internet disruptions and slowdowns which started on Friday, June 9, 2017, after a damage to the country’s main submarine cables. Network providers confirmed days after the outage that the problem was caused by a submarine cable cut off in the Atlantic Ocean near [...]

2017-06-16T12:23:12+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Cable Faults|


By MirrorBusiness April 24, 2017 During the period between the 21st and the 24th of March, Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) hostedthe Management Committee Meeting of two submarine cable maintenance consortiums at the Hotel Galadari in Colombo. The Consortium Parties of the South East Asia and Indian Ocean Cable Maintenance Agreement (SEAIOCMA) and the Pacific and [...]

2017-05-04T11:20:37+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Cable Faults, State of the Industry|

Repairs To AAG Delayed

By Vietnam Breaking News - March 27, 2017 Local users will continue to experience slow connection speeds until next month. Vietnam’s internet speed is likely to remain slow for the foreseeable future due to further delays to repair work on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable, while work on the country’s other internet link, [...]

2017-03-27T15:26:33+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Cable Faults|

Vietnam Cable To Resume Operation This Weekend

By VnExpress, March 21, 2017 The line's latest rupture will be fixed by Saturday, a local service provider said, citing the cable's operator. Vietnam's internet connection is expected to improve this weekend when repair work is completed on a major cable that has suffered from multiple problems since early this year, VietnamPlus reported. A local internet [...]

2017-03-21T15:06:02+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Cable Faults|

Connection Cut: Vietnam’s Internet Users in the Dark Over Undersea Cable Repairs

By VnExpress More disruptions are drowning repairs to the volatile continental cable.Repairs to the Intra Asia (IA) internet cable that connects Vietnam with other parts of Southeast Asia have been set back once again by more ruptures, VietnamPlus cited an internet service provider as saying on Thursday. The cable has been under near-constant repairs since [...]

2017-03-03T19:49:51+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Cable Faults|

ASN Marine to Repair GLO-1 Subsea Cable

By Subsea Explorer ASN Marine on behalf of Alcatel Submarine Networks has been contracted to undertake an emergency repair of the Globacom-1 (GLO-1) submarine fibre optic cable in UK territorial waters. The subsea cable system GLO-1 stretches from UK across West Africa and has landing points in Nigeria, London and Lisbon. It is a 9,800 [...]

2017-02-16T18:28:49+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Cable Faults|

Telenor Norway Suffers Submarine Cable Cut

By Telecompaper Telenor Norway said a cut to the sea cable in Bindal in Nordland county on the afternoon of 04 February has left the town without services. Four out of the seven base stations are out of order, it said. Replacement work is expected to start on 07 February. Telenor said approximately 370 broadband [...]

2017-02-06T15:21:49+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Cable Faults|

Vietnam’s New Undersea Internet Cable Back up to Speed Following Repairs

By VnExpress Two other major submarine cables connecting Vietnam to the world remain disrupted. Repair work on the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) undersea cable system that links Vietnam with its neighbors in the Asia-Pacific region has been completed, Vietnamplus reported, quoting service provider VNPT Vinaphone. The APG Submarine Cable began operations in late December and [...]

2017-01-25T18:47:29+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Cable Faults|