Internet Slower in Vietnam, Cable Repairs Delayed

Internet Gets Slower in Vietnam, Undersea Cable Repairs Delayed By Nguyen Quy, VnExpress September 3, 2019 Repair work on the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable will be completed eight days behind schedule, and Vietnamese internet users will suffer slower speeds. The Asia America Gateway (AAG) suffered a disruption on August 16 in the section connecting Ho [...]

2019-09-03T10:23:18-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

AAG Cable Fault Impacts Vietnam Internet Again

Cable Disruption Strikes Again, Internet to Drag During National Holiday By Luu Quy, VnExpress August 25, 2019 Internet connections in Vietnam could slow down through the upcoming National Day holiday courtesy of the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable. A local internet service provider on Friday stated that the Asia America Gateway (AAG) has suffered a disruption [...]

2019-08-26T09:38:37-04:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Vietnam Internet Speed 10 Times Slower Than Singapore

Vietnam Internet Speed 10 Times Slower Than Singapore By VNExpress August 21, 2019 Internet speed in Vietnam is ranked 89th out of 207 countries and territories and far behind some of its regional peers, according to a survey. With download speed of 7.02 megabytes per second, Vietnam’s internet speed ranking is down 14 places from [...]

2019-08-21T10:09:41-04:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

NPF Reveals Investment in Coral Sea Internet Cable

NPF Reveals Investment in Coral Sea Internet Cable By Solomon Star July 24, 2019 THE cost of the Coral Sea submarine cable will be met by both the Australian Government (two-third) and the National Provident Fund (SINPF) (one-third). Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this during the recent launch of the commencement of cable laying ceremony [...]

CAT Tasked With Expanding Thailand Internet Infrastructure

CAT Tasked With Expanding Thailand Internet Infrastructure Data server By Jirapan Boonnoon, The Nation June 24, 2019 The Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry has disbursed Bt5 billion for the upgrade and development of Thailand’s internet infrastructure towards helping the country achieve its goal of becoming the digital hub of Asean. Atcharin Phatthanaphanchai, [...]

Vietnam Internet Back to Normal As Cable Fixed

Internet Back to Normal As Faulty Undersea Cable Fixed By Nguyen Quy, VNExpress June 8, 2019 The Internet has been fully restored in Vietnam after a fault in the Asia Pacific Gateway undersea cable system was fixed on Thursday. An Internet service provider said on Friday repair of the gateway that links Vietnam with its [...]

2019-06-10T10:24:46-04:00June 10th, 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: , , , , , |

Google Signs Deal with Cuba to Boost Internet Services

Google Signs Deal with Cuba to Boost Internet Services By France24 March 28, 2019 US tech giant Google on Thursday signed a deal with Cuban operator ETECSA to explore ways of boosting internet service on the communist-run island, despite diplomatic tensions between Washington and Havana. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding in Havana aimed [...]

PNG Upholds Deal with Huawei to Lay Internet Cable

PNG Upholds Deal with Huawei to Lay Internet Cable, Derides Counter-Offer By Tom Westbrook, Reuters November, 28 2018 SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea (PNG) will uphold its agreement with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to build its internet infrastructure, a PNG government minister said on Monday, dismissing offers from Western countries to take on [...]

2018-11-28T15:21:09-04:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

MainOne, Orange to Boost Internet Access in West Africa

MainOne and Orange ink deal to boost internet access into Francophone West Africa By PC Tech Magazine Staff September 17, 2018 French Telecoms company, Orange and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in [...]

2018-09-17T13:36:17-04:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |