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African Countries Affected by FALCON Cable Cut

African Countries Affected by FALCON Undersea Cable Cut By Paul Adepoju, ITWeb Africa January 16, 2020 Ethiopia, Sudan and Tanzania continue to be affected by the cable cuts to the FLAG Alcatel-Lucent Optical Network (FALCON) undersea cable off Yemen understood to have occurred on 9 Jan 2020. The FALCON cable is managed by Global Cloud [...]

2020-01-17T02:13:08-05:00January 17th, 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: , , , |