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Jersey submarine cables to UK cut by ship anchor

Tuesday 29 November 2016 | 08:37 CET | News
Jersey Telecom said it expects some disruption to services over the next week after three out of its four international submarine cables were cut on 28 November. It is thought that the three cables to the UK were cut by a ship dragging its anchor along the seabed, which also cut a number of other submarine cables in its path. All communications traffic to/from the Channel Islands is now being routed via the submarine cable link with France instead. JT said its engineers were working on the situation throughout the night, and the company has already mobilised the specialist team that repairs

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Jersey Telecom
Countries: Jersey / United Kingdom
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