By Tuoi Tre News

Internet users in Vietnam should prepare to suffer snail-paced connections for the next five days as the crucial submarine Internet cable system undergoes maintenance, the 10th time in the past three years.

Maintenance procedures on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) are expected to be completed by 5:00 am on September 19, according to the AAG operator.

Until then, users in Vietnam should expect slow and disrupted connections to websites and online services hosted outside the country.

Although local Internet service providers have back-up plans to ensure connection quality for their users, the AAG’s continued problems is proving to be a huge headache for both providers and users in the Southeast Asian country.

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