By Pham Van, VN Express

A short circuit, not rupture, caused the problem.

A technical issue that has been slowing Vietnam’s submarine cable connection with the U.S. has been fixed and connections are expected to be back to normal at 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to internet provider Asia America Gateway (AAG).

The issue turned out to be a short circuit, rather than rupture as previously thought, according to AAG. Typhoon Nida, which swept across southern China on August 2, was initially blamed for the disruption.

On Monday, the internet provider said repairs to the infamous connection would not be completed until Thursday.

Repair work on the cable had been delayed due to adverse weather conditions

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