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Re: Undersea fiber cut after Taiwan earthquake - PCCW / Singtel / KT e tc connectivity disrupted
On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 04:55:25AM +0000, Gaurab Raj Upadhaya wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Hi, > > Information seems to suggest that these all have one or other faults > due to the earthquake. Some probably have more serious problems then > others. > > SMW3 (Sea-me-we 3). > FNAL and FEA (FLAG North Asia Loop) ; > RNAL = Reach North Asia Loop > APCN2 (Asia Pacific Network 2) > > C2C - Singtel's coast to coast > EAC = East Asia Crossing (EAC) > > Traffic is gradually coming back through ad-hoc setups and re-routes, > but cable providers are saying minimum 3 weeks for full recovery. I've wondered how many boats/subs exist for these repairs and if attempting to do them all in parallel is going to be a big problem. With 6 systems having outages, it will be interesting to see when various paths/systems come back online and if there is a gating factor in underseas repair gear being available in the region. - jared -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from [email protected] clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.