Undersea Cable

  • BSNL's Internet capacity down due to cuts in undersea cable March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Telecom PSU BSNL said its Internet capacity has dropped by 21 per cent due to multiple fibre cuts in three under-sea cable systems that connect the country with many parts of the world. "... three major cables which are serving as the International Gateway...
  • BPO, telecom may be hit as undersea cables break down December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The IT, BPO and telecom services in the country will be hit on Monday when they resume operations after week-end holidays as three undersea cables have broken down. "The undersea cables in the Mediterranean Sea, which link Europe to West Asia, broke down on Friday evening. Its impact was...
  • Indian officer held for undersea cable damage April 13, 2008

    Dubai: An Indian chief officer of an Iraqi vessel that was allegedly responsible for snapping an undersea communication cable in February leading to widespread Internet outage in India and the UAE has been arrested and will face trial. Another Korean-owned ship, which also caused cable damages, however was released after paying...
  • What would the world do without the Internet? February 2, 2008

    London: You must have had a terribly slow Internet connection earlier this week. That is because two cables beneath the Mediterranean Sea snapped. Countries from Egypt across the Arabian Peninsula to the subcontinent saw service disrupted earlier this week. While repairs continue, everyone from individuals to governments has one worry...
  • Undersea cables snap in Egypt, Internet slows down January 31, 2008

    New Delhi: If you are facing problems with your broadband Internet connection, that's because several undersea cables have snapped in Alexandria, Egypt. Snapping of undesea cables through the Mediterranean has affected communication links and slowed down Internet services across continents. In India too, users faced problems after the cables snapped. The...