WACS Breakage Caused by Dense, Heavy Sediment

WACS Breakage Caused by Dense, Heavy Sediment By Brendyn Lotz February 7, 2020 The first repair to the West Africa Cable System (WACS) by the crew aboard the Leon Thevenin is complete and the reason for the breakage is rather bizarre. According to a tweet from the South African National Research and Education Network (SA [...]

2020-02-10T09:21:06-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

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: , , , , , , |

Cable Ship Leon Thevenin Heads to Angola

Cable Ship Leon Thevenin Heads to Angola By ITWeb Africa January 23, 2020 In a fresh announcement related to the undersea cable restoration mission, the cable vessel Leon Thevenin is said to have departed Cape Town harbour on 22 January 2020 and is heading for offshore Angola. This is where the first steps of the [...]

2020-01-23T13:47:09-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |