Altech KDN services disrupted by fibre cable cuts

Thursday 15 March 2012 | 10:19 CET | News
Altech Kenya Data Networks has in the last two days experienced service degradation as a result of three major cuts on its core fibre on the Mombasa-Nairobi route. Altech KDN, which is submarine cable Seacom's anchor tenant in East Africa, said the fault affected KDN's primary and secondary fibre backhauls to and from Mombasa thus creating downtime for internet services. The first point of dault was located near the Miritini area on 13 March, occasioned by another operator who was restoring their cable. The second cut occurred on 14 March near the Jomvu area where KDN's cables were exposed

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Companies: Airtel Kenya / Kenya Data Networks / Seacom
Countries: Kenya
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