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Vietnam Internet Speed Sluggish Till Early June

Vietnam Internet Speed Sluggish Till Early June By Nguyen Quy May 21, 2020 Vietnamese internet users will continue to experience slow speeds until repairs to the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable are completed on June 2. The operator of the Asia America Gateway (AAG) has notified local service providers that repairs on the disaster-prone cable will [...]

2020-05-21T14:01:26-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Maintenance of Asia-America submarine cable completed, connectivity fully restored

Maintenance of Asia-America submarine cable completed, connectivity fully restored By Farah Adilla, New Straights Times April 21, 2020 TM said data connectivity to sites and servers hosted in Hong Kong and the US are now fully restored. KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) says the planned preventive maintenance works by the consortium of operators which [...]

Telekom Malaysia Restores International Capacity

TM Restores International Capacity Lost Due to Submarine Cable Fault By Malay Mail April 11, 2020 KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has managed to restore the international capacity lost on the Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) submarine cable fault ahead of the targeted deadline of April 20. In a statement [...]

AAG Submarine Cable Repair to Take Two More Weeks

Undersea Internet Cable Repair to Take Two More Weeks By Nguyen Quy, VNExpress April 10, 2020 Vietnamese will continue to suffer from an Internet slowdown until repairs to the AAG undersea cable are completed on April 21. The operator of the Asia America Gateway has notified local service providers that repairs on the disaster-prone cable [...]

2020-04-10T12:42:35-04:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

APCN2 Submarine Cable Has Been Damaged

Internet Slowdown Caused by Submarine Cable Fault, Says TM By Qishin Tariq, The Star April 10, 2020 Damage to submarine cables is causing reduced Internet speeds, especially for certain sites based out of the United States and Hong Kong, says Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM). The telco said the consortium of operators which maintains the Asia [...]

WACS Submarine Cable Outage Resolved

WACS Cable Outage Resolved By Admire Moyo, ITWeb April 6, 2020 Repairs at submarine cable the West Africa Cable System (WACS) are complete. This is according to the South African National Research & Education Network (SA NREN), a major user of the cable, which first reported the undersea cable’s outage on 27 March. In latest [...]

2020-04-07T05:18:04-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Undersea Cable Disruption Impacts Vietnam Internet

Internet Crawls in Vietnam As Undersea Cable Disrupted Again By Nguyen Quy, VNExpress April 3, 2020 Vietnamese Internet users have to suffer sluggish internet connections as the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable suffered a disruption Thursday. Local internet service providers said the Asia America Gateway (AAG) encountered a technical problem on the S1 branch connecting Vietnam [...]

2020-04-03T11:24:38-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

SAT-3, WACS Suffer New Cable Fault

South Africa’s Slow Internet Could Be Back to Capacity by 4 April - After Two Undersea Cable Faults By Business Insider South Africa March 30, 2020 South Africa’s slow internet could be back up and running to full capacity by 4 April. The Ile D'Aix is making steady progress along the English Channel toward the site [...]

2020-03-30T10:21:27-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach By Nicholas Kazaz March 16, 2020 Subsea cables have a long history reaching back almost two centuries, starting with the first international subsea cable, which was laid across the English Channel in 1850.  Over recent years, the number of cables has considerably increased.  In a world which relies [...]

New SAT-3 Cable Fault Affects Angola, Gabon

Angola, Gabon Internet Services Disrupted After New Problems on Sat-3 Submarine Cable By Telecompaper March 16, 2020 Three weeks after the return of all internet services in Angola, Angola Telecom and the SAT-3/-WASC submarine cable consortium announced a new breakdown in the submarine cable between Libreville (Gabon) and Cacuaco (Angola). The anomaly caused the interruption [...]

2020-03-19T18:14:05-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |