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+00:00 May 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 To Be Fixed By December 26

By VietnamPlus December 12, 2017 Hanoi (VNA) – Asia-Middle East-Western Europe (SEA-ME-WE 3) submarine cable troubles are expected to be fixed between December 21-26, 2017 instead of December 10 as planned, according to a representative from the Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT). After the repair of the SEA-ME-WE 3 finishes, the Asia-America-Gateway (AAG)’s problems will [...]

2017-12-12T11:30:16+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Submarine Cable Cut Again

By Aaron Tan, Computer Weekly December 4, 2017 The aging SEA-ME-WE 3 submarine cable that links Australia to Southeast Asia was cut for the third time this year, underscoring the urgent need for a more robust connection to support the region’s growing internet traffic. According to reports, the nearly two-decade old SEA-ME-WE3 subsea cable that [...]

2017-12-04T12:52:22+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

Vietnam’s Internet Back Up To Speed Following Major Repair Work

By Bao Anh, Vietnam Express October 23, 2017 Internet connections in Vietnam have returned to normal as one of the two undersea cable systems that connect the country with the rest of the world has been fixed. Work to repair the Asia America Gateway (AAG), which encountered a power failure and lost connection with its [...]

2017-10-23T13:15:18+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

(Vietnam) International Cable Lines To Be Fixed Next Week

By Vietnamn Investment Review October 20, 2017 The international undersea cable, AAG, broke down on October 12, slowing down the internet speed nationwide. Earlier, on October 10, another undersea cable line, SMW3, also faced the same problem, severely disrupting the internet connection from Vi?t Nam to other countries. The SMW3 cable line had developed problems [...]

2017-10-20T10:42:17+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Maintenance Work To Disrupt Bangladesh Internet Mid-Oct

By The Daily Star October 10, 2017 Internet users are likely to face disruption in services in mid-October due to maintenance work of a primary submarine cable across the Bay of Bengal. Maintenance work will begin on October 16 and continue for three days when the cable will remain shut, said Monwar Hossain, managing director [...]

2017-10-10T10:33:30+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

Fresh Fault Found On SEA-ME-WE3

By Ry Crozier, itnews September 28, 2017 A submarine cable repair crew has identified a fresh instance of damage to the insulation of the SEA-ME-WE3 subsea telecommunications cable which connects Perth to Asia. Multiple cables around Hong Kong were damaged back in late August by strong typhoons in the area, which has caused degraded performance and [...]

2017-09-29T07:55:04+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: |

Australia-to-Asia Traffic Slows As Typhoons Cut Submarine Cables

By Richard Chirgwin, The Register September 5, 2017 Typhoons have broken four submarine cables in the crowded Asian sea-lanes, with a knock-on impact for Australian ISPs iiNet and Internode. The four damaged cables are ASE (Asia Submarine-Cable Express), TGA-Intra Asia (TGA-IA), Asia-American Gateway (AAG) and SEA-ME-WE3 (SMW3). SMW3 connects Perth to Singapore; ASE and TGA-IA are [...]

2017-09-06T08:54:51+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |