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Web disturbances set to continue

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by gkd_uk, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Disruption to internet services in south Asia and the Middle East is continuing the day after Mediterranean undersea cables were damaged.
    Operations outsourced to India from the UK and US are badly hit, said an industry body, adding that 50% of India's bandwidth was affected.

    Egypt has about 40% of its internet capacity, following damage to a cable thought to be off its northern coast.

    It could take a week or more to restore full services, say experts.

    Further disruption has been reported in Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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