Major Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable Cut

Major Perth-to-Singapore Submarine Cable Cut By Simon Sharwood, iTnews September 20, 2019 One of the most significant submarine cables connecting Australia to Asia and Europe has been cut. The cable’s operator told iTnews that the Perth-to-Singapore portion of the SEA-ME-WE 3 cable is out, that no estimated time of repair has yet been determined and that [...]

2019-09-20T11:35:55-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Sri Lanka Telecom Launches Xyntac Wholesale Brand

Sri Lanka Telecom Launches Xyntac Wholesale Brand By Telecompaper August 5, 2019 Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has introduced its ‘Xyntac’ wholesale brand. The Xyntac unit will provide voice and data services as well as digital services. Xyntac will operate as a global business unit of SLT. Xyntac will offer an IP backbone network and its [...]

Sparkle Selects Djibouti Data Center as Its IP Hub in Africa

Sparkle Selects Djibouti Data Center as Its IP Hub in Africa Sparkle Press Release July 12, 2019 First Tier 3 carrier-neutral data center, Djibouti will allow Sparkle to deliver high performance IP and capacity services in East and South Africa Rome - Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten [...]

2019-07-12T10:40:56-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Repairs in India Underway

Work Apace to Fix Ruptured Submarine Cable By The Hindu December 13, 2018 SEA-ME-WE 3 Connectivity likely to be restored today Relaying of cable along the 600-metre stretch between Kundannoor Junction and the bridge towards Aroor is in progress to bring back vital connectivity after piling for the flyover at the junction had ruptured the [...]

2018-12-13T10:55:05-04:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Submarine Cable Fixed

Breakage on SEA-ME-WE 3 Telecom Cable Fixed By Press Trust of India September 19, 2018 Kochi, Sep 19 (PTI) The SEA-ME-WE 3 (South-East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe), an optical submarine telecommunications cable linking these regions, was damaged during a construction activity here, but was fixed within hours, a senior Kerala government officer said. State IT Secretary [...]

2018-09-19T09:14:12-04:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vocus Turns On ASC Early After SEA-ME-WE 3 Outage

Vocus switches on Australia Singapore Cable early following SMW-3 outage By Telecompaper September 5, 2018 Australian operator Vocus Communications has confirmed that its Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) has been put into early service following a major service disruption on the Sea-Me-We 3 (SMW-3) submarine cable between Perth and Singapore. To minimise customer impacts due to [...]

2018-09-06T10:02:49-04:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

Vocus Indicates Possible Sea-Me-We 3 Cable Fault

Vocus indicates possible cable fault in Sea-Me-We 3 between Perth and Singapore By Nico Arboleda September 4, 2018 Vocus said that an international circuit between Perth to Singapore has failed, revealing that it is being investigated by a local carrier. The network operator said there may be a cable fault on submarine telecommunications cable Sea-Me-We [...]

2018-09-04T13:27:51-04:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Perth-Singapore Subsea Cable Is Down Again

Perth-Singapore Subsea Cable Is Down Again By Ry Crozier May 11, 2018 The troubled SEA-ME-WE3 subsea cable connecting Perth and Singapore is down for the third time since August last year. Internet providers in the TPG group of companies began reporting problems with the cable yesterday and it has now been confirmed that an undisclosed [...]

2018-05-11T09:49:14-04:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Down For Second Time In Four Months

By Lightwave December 29, 2017 Vocus has confirmed that the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 3 (Sea-Me-We 3) submarine cable between Perth and Singapore is currently down. The Sea-Me-We 3 submarine cable is down for the second time in four months, and customers can expect to experience increased latency to Asian destinations until the link [...]

2017-12-29T14:20:43-04:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Down, Australia-Asia Traffic Slow

By Richard Chirgwin December 20, 2017 The fragile Sea-Me-We 3 cable that provides one of Australia's primary connections to Asia is out of action and awaiting repair. The break was first announced by Vocus on December 3. At that time, the company's status page said the cut was around 1,126 km from the cable's Singapore [...]

2017-12-22T15:44:50-04:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |