Orange’s Ivory Coast Network to Be Restored Next Week After Fire

Orange's Ivory Coast Network to Be Restored Next Week After Fire By Katarina Hoije and LeAnna De Bassompierre, Bloomberg May 16, 2018 Orange SA said its network in Ivory Coast will be fully restored next week after a fire at a technical facility on April 30 disrupted telecommunication services across the country. The blaze at [...]

2018-05-17T11:03:03+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Perth-Singapore Subsea Cable Is Down Again

Perth-Singapore Subsea Cable Is Down Again By Ry Crozier May 11, 2018 The troubled SEA-ME-WE3 subsea cable connecting Perth and Singapore is down for the third time since August last year. Internet providers in the TPG group of companies began reporting problems with the cable yesterday and it has now been confirmed that an undisclosed [...]

2018-05-11T09:49:14+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

AAG Damaged Between Hong Kong And Philippines

Damaged AAG Submarine Cable Cable To Result To Slower Internet Speeds By Patrick Cañete, NoypiGeeks May 2, 2018 Back in September of last year, undersea internet cables were damaged due to numerous typhoons. And this time, it happened again. For those who are unfamiliar, undersea cables are what connects different countries via the internet. A [...]

2018-05-02T10:28:51+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Mombasa Meets TEAMS Over Maintenance

Mombasa's Balala Meets TEAMS Bosses Over Fibre Maintenance By Rachael Atieno April 27, 2018 Mombasa County's Transport, Infrastructure and Public Works CeC Taufiq Balala met with Paul Cooney - Head of Network Operations and Claes Segelberg - Chief Technical Officer of SEACOM for the maintenance of TEAMS (The East African Marine System). TEAMS is a [...]

2018-04-27T13:30:23+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Basslink, Tasmania Government To Enter Arbitration

Basslink saga with Tasmanian government referred to arbitration By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 27, 2018 Basslink has revealed that its dispute with the state of Tasmania will be referred to arbitration after the two were unsuccessful in resolving it during "without prejudice" meetings. "Unfortunately, the dispute was not resolved, and has led to Basslink being [...]

2018-04-27T13:57:03+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

APG Submarine Cable Problem Fixed

APG Submarine Cable Problem Fixed By VietnamNet April 27, 2018 APG (Asia-Pacific Gateway) International’s undersea cable problem, which occurred at 11.50pm on Monday, was completely fixed on Wednesday at 5.10pm. The technical problem, which disrupted internet feed from Vietnam to other countries, was fixed two weeks earlier than expected, the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications (VNPT) [...]

2018-04-27T11:45:34+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

APG Cable Fault Impacts Vietnam Internet

Internet To Slow Through Vietnam’s Holiday Weekend As Cable Loses Signals By Tuan Hung, Vietnam Express April 24, 2018 Repair work would take from two to three weeks, a telecom firm said. Internet connections in Vietnam are expected to drag in turtle speed through the weekend holiday as an international submarine internet cable just lost [...]

2018-04-24T10:56:18+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Submarine Fiber Risks From North Korea Nuclear Testing

Will North Korean Atmospheric Nuclear Testing Damage Submarine Fiber Optic Telecommunications? By Thomas Popik, George Baker, William Harris and Jordan Kearns March 19, 2018 If North Korea conducts atmospheric nuclear tests, could submarine telecommunication networks suffer permanent damage? Despite economic sanctions, the North Korean government proposes to test and stockpile nuclear weapons that cause an [...]

Canadian Maritime Law – Underwater Cable Damage

Liability For Damage To Underwater Cable Under Canadian Maritime Law By Jean-Marie Fontaine March 19, 2018 Canada has a coastline that encompasses three oceans as well one of the longest and busiest lake and river system in the Great Lakes and Saint-Lawrence seaway.  This coastline and internal waterways are crisscrossed by underwater telecommunication cables crucial [...]

2018-04-11T09:54:25+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance, Magazine|

Basslink Subsea Cable Out Until Late May

Basslink Subsea Cable Out Until Late May By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 10, 2018 Basslink has announced that its subsea cable will be down until late May, with the return-to-service date delayed from April 14 following third-party damage to the system. "We have repaired a high-pressure system within a piece of equipment at the Victorian [...]

2018-04-10T12:52:09+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |