Some du customers could find their internet connection has slowed down due to damage to underwater cables.

The UAE telecoms service provider said in a statement on Sunday: “We would like to proactively inform our customers about multiple submarine cable cuts that took place near Egypt on our partners’ cable systems late last night on January 23.

“Work is currently underway on priority to repair the affected systems, and we are in constant touch with the submarine cable system providers.

“We have proactively taken all measures to re-route traffic through alternate cable systems to minimise impact.

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