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PLDT Completes Line Maintenance Ahead of Schedule

PLDT Completes Line Maintenance Ahead of Schedule By Ian Nicolas Cigaral, Philstar.com September 29, 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Subscribers should expect network connections to get back to normal after PLDT Inc. completed an “emergency maintenance” a day ahead of original schedule. “We are happy to report that maintenance activities on the AAG submarine cable have been [...]

2020-09-29T11:39:53-04:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

PLDT to Reduce Impact of Undersea Cable Upkeep

PLDT Assures Measures in Place to Reduce Impact of Undersea Cable Upkeep By Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Inquirer.net September 23, 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Telecommunications company PLDT Inc. has assured customers that it has put in place measures to minimize the effects of its scheduled emergency maintenance activities on an undersea cable. PLDT said in a [...]

2020-09-24T10:28:16-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

CS Responder Sank During Firefighting Efforts

Cable Laying Ship Responder Sank During Firefighting, South Korea VIDEO By Maritime Bulletin September 12, 2020 Cable laying ship RESPONDER sank at around 1740 Seoul time Sep 12, west of southern tip of Tsushima island, East China sea, South Korea, after more than 12-hour long firefighting, reportedly because the ship took on too much water [...]

2020-09-12T13:51:26-04:00September 12th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

CS Responder Fire, All 60 Personnel Evacuated

Cable Laying Ship on Fire, All 60 Personnel Evacuated, East China Sea By Maritime Bulletin September 11, 2020 Fire erupted on board of a cable laying ship at around 0340 Seoul time Sep 11, west of southern tip of Tsushima island, East China sea. All 60 people on board left the ship and went to [...]

2020-09-11T13:56:09-04:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

GCX, E-marine Repair Falcon Submarine Cable

Global Cloud Xchange and E-marine Successfully Conclude Repairs of Submarine Cable System Falcon During the Covid-19 Pandemic Global Cloud Xchange Press Release August 25, 2020 Global Cloud Xchange and their partner E-marine complete repairs of GCX’s submarine cable system in the United Arab Emirates, while presented with unprecedented challenges and restrictions caused by the COVID-19 [...]

2020-08-25T10:03:52-04:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Submarine Cable Glitch Slows Internet in Bangladesh

Submarine Cable Glitch Slows Internet in Bangladesh By bdnew24.com August 9, 2020 Internet users in Bangladesh are experiencing slow speed or outages due to a technical glitch in the second submarine cable. Efforts are underway to carry out the necessary repairs, Moshiur Rahman, managing director of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd, told bdnews24.com on Sunday. [...]

2020-08-10T10:01:10-04:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Somalia Internet Restored Temporarily

Somalia Internet Restored Temporarily, As Ministry Asks Operators to Be More Vigilant By Horn Observer July 27, 2020 (Mogadishu – July 27, 2020) Internet service has temporarily been restored to South and Central Somalia after Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System (EASSy) remotely switched on the branching unit by re-configuring the power set-up temporarily as Sudan [...]

2020-07-28T10:19:57-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Internet Back to Normal in Vietnam As Cable Fixed

Internet Back to Normal in Vietnam As Undersea Cable Fixed By Dang Khoa, VNExpress June 30, 2020 Vietnam's Internet speed is back to normal after its international partners repaired the Asia Pacific Gateway cable. Repairs to the S9 and S1.7 branches of the cable connecting Vietnam with Singapore and Hong Kong were completed on Saturday [...]

2020-06-30T11:24:02-04:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Cable Faults Impact Internet in Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos

Undersea Cable Faults Cause Internet Chaos in Vietnam, Cambodia & Lao PDR By Stella-maris Ewudolu June 2, 2020 Vietnam’s high level of digital penetration has been a saving grace during the COVID-19 lockdown, enabling home-based work, e-learning, and e-Commerce to thrive. It has been a somewhat different situation for those using international online services though, [...]

2020-06-03T10:12:42-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Telecom Disruptions Caused by DNS Issues

Telecom Disruptions Caused by DNS Issues By Borneo Bulletin June 1, 2020 Disruptions to mobile broadband services on May 30 were caused by technical issues on Unified National Networks (UNN) Domain Name System (DNS), the Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI) stated in a statement, following UNN’s social media announcement on the [...]

2020-06-01T09:29:53-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |