Basslink Interconnector Is Back After Two-Month Outage

Basslink Interconnector Is Back After Two-Month Outage By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet June 6, 2018 The Basslink Interconnector subsea cable has returned to service, the company has announced, after a two-month outage due to third-party damage to the cable sustained in April. As of 5.45pm AEST on Tuesday, the wholesale energy portion of the cable was [...]

2018-06-06T10:48:32+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

Vietnam Internet Returns To Normal After AAG Repairs

Vietnam Internet Returns To Normal After AAG Repairs By Bao Anh June 4, 2018 Repair work on the notorious AAG undersea cable has finished three days ahead of schedule. Vietnam’s millions of internet users can breathe a sigh of relief, with repair work on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) cable completed three days earlier than [...]

2018-06-05T11:43:45+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

TE SubCom Signs South Pacific Maintenance Agreement

TE SubCom Signs South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement To Maintain 51,000 km Of Telecom, Power Cables By Lightwave June 4, 2018 TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, said that it has signed the South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA) with 14 cable operators in the South Pacific region to maintain over 51,000 km of [...]

2018-06-05T11:25:13+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Basslink Interconnector Restoration Delayed Yet Again

Basslink Interconnector Restoration Delayed Yet Again By Corinne Reichert May 25, 2018 The Basslink Interconnector subsea cable, which was due to return to service next week, has been delayed again. According to Basslink, the cable will be back in operation in early June rather than the previous May 31 date due to "logistics and scheduling [...]

2018-05-25T12:40:39+00:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

Internet Slows For SEA-ME-WE 4 Undersea Cable Repair

Internet Slows For SEA-ME-WE 4 Undersea Cable Repair By The Daily Star May 22, 2018 People in some parts of Bangladesh are experiencing slow internet, because of the ongoing maintenance work in the Chennai portion of a primary submarine cable of the country. Bangladesh established its connection with the SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable through the [...]

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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |