By Gareth van Zyl, Fin24

Johannesburg – Undersea broadband cable provider Seacom has been hit by a fault in the Mediterranean Sea between Egypt and France, possibly impacting connectivity in Africa.

Seacom operates an undersea broadband cable that connects from South Africa to Europe and Asia along Africa’s eastern coastline.

And Seacom said in a network update on Monday that it is “experiencing a shunt fault in the mediterranean sea” at 14:00 GMT, which was about 16:00 South African time Monday.

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