By VnExpress, March 21, 2017

The line's latest rupture will be fixed by Saturday, a local service provider said, citing the cable's operator.

Vietnam's internet connection is expected to improve this weekend when repair work is completed on a major cable that has suffered from multiple problems since early this year, VietnamPlus reported.

A local internet service provider told VietnamPlus that the Intra Asia internet cable that connects Vietnam with other parts of Southeast Asia will be fixed and back up to full capacity by Saturday, citing information from India’s Tata Communications, the cable's operator.

The cable has been down multiple times this year. It ruptured on January 10 and was fixed the same day, but the problem returned the following day and the operator estimated it would not be back up to full speed before February 25. The latest breakdown occurred on March 4.

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