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Liquid Telecom re-routes traffic after WACS break

Tuesday 31 March 2020 | 09:37 CET | News
Liquid Telecom South Africa has announced mitigation measures after the unexpected loss of connectivity following a recent break in the WACS undersea cable. To ensure continuity of service, Liquid Telecom's network traffic is automatically re-routed during such outages, says Reshaad Sha, CEO of Liquid Telecom South Africa. It is responding to new and increased demand from customers with additional capacity on alternative routes. 

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Liquid Telecom / Tata Communications / WACS
Countries: South Africa
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