Vietnam’s International Capacity Fully Restored

By Nhan Dan, VietnamNet October 4, 2017 Vietnam’s international internet connections have been restored to full capacity after repairs on the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) and TGN Intra-Asia (IA) cable systems were completed on September 30. Both of the submarine cable systems were severed on August 27, affecting internet traffic between Vietnam and Hong Kong, thereby [...]

2017-10-04T14:13:56-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Australia-to-Asia Traffic Slows As Typhoons Cut Submarine Cables

By Richard Chirgwin, The Register September 5, 2017 Typhoons have broken four submarine cables in the crowded Asian sea-lanes, with a knock-on impact for Australian ISPs iiNet and Internode. The four damaged cables are ASE (Asia Submarine-Cable Express), TGA-Intra Asia (TGA-IA), Asia-American Gateway (AAG) and SEA-ME-WE3 (SMW3). SMW3 connects Perth to Singapore; ASE and TGA-IA are [...]

2017-09-06T08:54:51-04:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Repairs To Vietnam’s Internet cables To Take Up To Four Weeks

By Bao Anh, VN Express August 29, 2017 The infamous Asia America Gateway was ruptured in two places, while the Intra Asia cable has also cracked just off Hong Kong. Vietnam's internet speed slowed to a snail's pace on Sunday after the three internet cable systems connecting the country with the rest of the world [...]

2017-08-29T10:53:45-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |