Tanzanian internet services hit by submarine cable faults

Friday 15 February 2013 | 13:20 CET | News
Tanzania is facing a breakdown in internet connections after two submarine cables linking the country to the outside world experienced technical problems on 14 February, Daily News reported. The acting CEO of the Tanzania Telecommunication Company (TTCL), Kamugisha Kazaura, told the newspaper that hitches occurred at Alexandria in Egypt, where the cables are connected to others linking the continent to Europe. He said the EASSy and Seacom cables are connected to other cables to Europe, and the problem occurred in a stretch eight kilometres offshore from Alexandria.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Seacom / TTCL
Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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