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Another Cable Cut?

The Khaleej Times reports that there are now five Middle East undersea cable that have been cut. The first, only now reported, was the Flag Telcom FALCON cable on 23 January, one week before the latest round. (tip) Here they are: SeaMeWe-4 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe-4) near Penang, Malaysia (nd) FLAG near the Dubai […]


Anatomy Of An Undersea Cable

The BBC has an excellent graphic of the undersea cables that provide telecom and internet connectivity around the world. A ship has begun repairs on one cable cut last week. No new word on whether the fourth cable was cut or simply hosed due to a power issue (the semi-official line). The IHT reports that […]