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Re: Fourth cable damaged in Middle Eest (Qatar to UAE)

  • From: Hascall Sharp
  • Date: Tue Feb 05 16:47:22 2008
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For Lebanon:

Here is the MPT's web site on submarine cables:

It has links to aletar and cadmos as well.

Chip Sharp

Marshall Eubanks wrote:

Dear Sean;

Do you know how Syria, Jordan and Lebanon get their connectivity ?
They have dropped off the map today for us. (Or maybe yesterday - I
wasn't able to pay any attention to this yesterday.)

Our Egyptian audience remains very low, while Iran still seems to be


On Feb 3, 2008, at 6:52 PM, Sean Donelan wrote:

A fourth submarine cable in the middle east was damaged Sunday
between Haloul, Qatar and Das, United Arab Emirates.

This is in addition to the damage affecting FLAG, SAE-ME-WE4, FALCON

Afer reviewing surveillance video of the area, Egypt's ministry of
maritime transportation is reporting no ships were near the FLAG or
SAE-ME-WE4 cables 12-hours before or after the cable damage near
Alexanderia, Egypt.  The reason for outage of the cables has
not been identified yet.