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If you are having trouble connecting to the Internet on Airtel, Reliance, Tata or any other leading networks, it’s not just you. Multiple undersea cable faults connecting to Mumbai landing station have reportedly affected Internet services throughout the nation. While the telecom networks are yet to officially acknowledge the issue, it is being learnt that the connectivity issues will not be resolved until the end of this month. Irritated users have taken it to social networks to express their anger.

First reported by Indian Express, TGN-Intra Asia Cable System, a private Intra-Asia submarine telecommunications cable system transiting the Pacific ocean that connects all the major Internet service providers in India, and India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE), a 13,000-kilometre (8,100 miles) submarine communications cable system between India and France are facing multiple issues.

As per network services provider, there are a couple of cable faults in regions surrounding Mumbai. The faulty ends include the lines approximately 110 km from Mumbai cable station. Additionally, Jeddah Zafrana segment traffic is also affected due to this. Cables connecting India-Middle East-Western Europe system — which is about 78 km from Mumbai-Tata station and 36 km from Repeater-1 toward Repeater-2 is also affected, the report said.

The report adds that a cable ship, which is supposed to patch up the problem will do the repairing work on February 26. “There is a cable outage nearly every day, but since we are impacted by multiple cuts on both TGN and IMEWE this means traffic is down and can’t move out,” explains Gagandeep Sapra of System3 to IndianExpress.

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