Safaricom recovers data service after cable cut

Tuesday 28 February 2012 | 13:03 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom announced partial restoration of data service for its customers, following a cut on the critical East African Marine Systems (TEAMS) undersea cable on 25 February. Maritime officials have confirmed that a shipping vessel caused the cable cut at around midday on 25 February. As a result, Safaricom customers experienced low internet speeds during the period as the firm actively cut over to alternative routes. Other services affected by the cut included international voice calls and Blackberry services. To remedy the situation, Safaricom has successfully moved all its

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom / Seacom
Countries: Kenya
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