E-Marine restores EASSy cable connectivity

Monday 14 August 2017 | 09:06 CET | News
Submarine cable firm E-Marine has successfully restored the 10,000 kilometer underwater 'EASSy' cable that runs the length of Africa's east coast. The EASSy cable (Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System) was out of service as it was damaged around 4 km offshore Mogadishu. E-Marine played an integral role in restoring the service by conducting the required tests and an in-depth analysis of the fault location.

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Companies: Eassy / E-Marine
Countries: Africa / Somalia
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