African Countries Affected by FALCON Cable Cut

African Countries Affected by FALCON Undersea Cable Cut By Paul Adepoju, ITWeb Africa January 16, 2020 Ethiopia, Sudan and Tanzania continue to be affected by the cable cuts to the FLAG Alcatel-Lucent Optical Network (FALCON) undersea cable off Yemen understood to have occurred on 9 Jan 2020. The FALCON cable is managed by Global Cloud [...]

2020-01-17T02:13:08-05:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Cable Cut Causes Yemen Internet Outage

Cut Undersea Cable Plunges Yemen Into Days-Long Internet Outage By Lily Hay Newman, WIRED January 13, 2020 Last week, the internet went dark for Yemen and its 28 million citizens. It's still not fully back today. In fact, the entire Red Sea region has dealt with slow to nonexistent connectivity since the severing of a [...]

2020-01-14T09:59:39-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Vietnam Cables to be Repaired by Next Month

Vietnam to Enjoy Faster Internet as Undersea Cable Repairs Conclude By Nguyen Quy, VNEspress January 10, 2020 Vietnam can look forward to faster internet service by early next month as repair work on three undersea cables is completed. A local internet service provider said repair work on the S1H branch of the disaster-prone Asia America [...]

2020-01-10T10:04:28-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

AAE-1 Submarine Cable Fault Slows Pakistani Internet

Pakistanis Face Slow Internet Speed As Submarine Cable Develops Fault By The Express Tribune December 15, 2019 Users in Pakistan may face slow internet speed as services are impacted due to technical fault in the International Submarine Cable AAE-1 in Doha, the national telecommunication service provider said on Sunday night. “PTCL in conjunction with the [...]

2019-12-16T10:46:59-05:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pakistan Internet Restored After Submarine Cable Fault

Internet Services Completely Restored in Pakistan After Submarine Cable Fault: PTA By Geo.tv October 30, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Internet services in Pakistan were restored after a fault was reported in an international submarine cable, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said on Wednesday. In a statement, the authority said that internet services have been completely restored in the country. [...]

2019-10-30T11:47:05-04:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Submarine Cable Fault Disrupts Pakistan Internet

Submarine Cable Fault Disrupts Internet Services in Pakistan By Usman Hanif October 29, 2019 KARACHI: Internet users faced difficulties in accessing online content throughout the county after an international submarine cable developed a technical fault, apparently due to Cyclone Kyarr in Arabian Sea on Tuesday. Source privy to the development told The Express Tribune that the [...]

2019-10-29T15:24:16-04:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Seacom Suffers Outage Affecting Services in Europe

Seacom Submarine System Goes Down, Affecting Services Into Europe By Tech Central October 23, 2019 Seacom said on Wednesday that the submarine cable system it operates along Africa’s east coast is experiencing a “service-affecting outage”. The incident began at midnight South African time. “Seacom is experiencing a service-affecting outage on its subsea cable system between [...]

2019-10-23T10:14:46-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Major Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable Cut

Major Perth-to-Singapore Submarine Cable Cut By Simon Sharwood, iTnews September 20, 2019 One of the most significant submarine cables connecting Australia to Asia and Europe has been cut. The cable’s operator told iTnews that the Perth-to-Singapore portion of the SEA-ME-WE 3 cable is out, that no estimated time of repair has yet been determined and that [...]

2019-09-20T11:35:55-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

China-US Submarine Cables to Be Recovered

China-US Submarine Cables to Be Recovered By The World Link September 10, 2019 BANDON - The China-US submarine cables off Whiskey Run, just south of Cape Arago, are scheduled to be recovered this month by Mertech Marine, a global cable submarine telecommunication cable recycling company based in South Africa. Work was set to begin sometime [...]

Optical Fibre Company Repairs Undersea Cable Facility

Optical Fibre Company Repairs Undersea Net Cable Facility to SL By Deepak Kumar Jha, The Pioneer September 9, 2019 In significant technological enhancement, a Delhi-based optical fibre cable company has successfully repaired the undersea internet cable facility to Sri Lanka which routed from India via Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. The same cable to India has [...]