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WACS, SAT-3 Submarine Cables Fully Restored

International Connectivity Fully Restored As WACS, SAT-3 Return to Service By Tech Central February 19, 2020 More than a month after freak simultaneous submarine cable breaks disrupted Internet access in South Africa and other African countries, international connectivity has been fully restored. Two cable breaks on the Wacs cable and one on the Sat-3/Wasc system, [...]

2020-02-19T10:12:17-05:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

SAT3, WACS Repairs Face Further Delay

Repairs on SAT3 and WACS Cable Systems Face Further Delay By Telecompaper February 14, 2020 South Africa's Openserve says unfavourable conditions at sea continue to hamper the progress of the vessel and crew undertaking the joint repair of the South Atlantic 3/West Africa Submarine Cable (SAT3/WASC) and the West African Cable System (WACS). Openserve said [...]

2020-02-14T11:00:28-05:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

SAT3 Downtime Had Minimal Impact – Openserve

By MyBroadBand July 14, 2017 The SAT3 submarine cable was hit by an outage this week, with Openserve stating it minimised the impact on local Internet users by diverting international traffic. Alphonzo Samuels, Openserve CEO, said there was a break in the cable about 53km into the Atlantic Ocean from their landing station in Melkbosstrand, at a [...]

2017-07-14T07:29:55-04:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |