WACS Repairs Finish Ahead of Schedule

Good News for South Africans With Slow Internet By Jan Vermeulen, MyBroadband February 7, 2020 The repair to a break in the West Africa Cable System (WACS) submarine fibre cable has been completed two days ahead of schedule. The update comes from the South African National Research Network (SANReN), and the Tertiary Education and Research [...]

2020-02-07T11:49:11-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Repairs to Vietnam Submarine Cables Rescheduled

Repairs to Vietnam Submarine Cables Rescheduled By Vietnam+ February 5, 2020 Hanoi (VNA) – Repair work on some international undersea cables is unable to be completed as scheduled, and it will take more days for Vietnam’s internet connection with the world to be fully recovered. Branch S2 of Tata TGN-Intra Asia (IA) will be mended [...]

2020-02-05T10:14:45-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

WACS and SAT3 Reconnect with Cameroon

Cameroon Reconnects to WACS and SAT3 Submarine Cables By Business in Cameroon January 27, 2020 (Business in Cameroon) - More than a week after the rupture of the WACS and SAT3 submarine cables off the coast of Cameroon, which had disrupted Internet access in several Central African countries, the mobile operator Orange Cameroon announces the [...]

2020-01-27T11:54:28-05:00January 27th, 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: , , , , , , |

Vietnam Internet Speed Affected as Cable Breaks

Vietnam Internet Speed Affected as Cable Breaks By Tien Phong/Dtinews, VietNamNet May 28, 2019 The Asia-Pacific Getaway (APG) Submarine cable from Vietnam to some Asian countries broke at 5.30 pm on May 27, affecting internet connections. The broken cable section is 132km away from Danang. The cause for the damaged cable as well as the [...]

2019-05-28T15:30:44-04:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Tele Greenland Repairs One Cable Break, Finds Another

Tele Greenland Announces Repair to One Submarine Cable Break but Discovery of Another By Telecompaper March 14, 2019 Tele Greenland said the break to the submarine cable south of Sisimiut has repaired, meaning that customers in Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq were expected to regain broadband access on 13 March. During repairs in the north, the engineers [...]