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Teams cable repairs completed ahead of schedule

Monday 26 March 2012 | 12:23 CET | News
Repair works on the The East African Marine Systems (Teams) cable which was damaged on 25 February have been successfully completed. This cut, which occurred at the Kenyan coast, damaged a crucial link for the bulk of internet and international voice traffic in the region. The repair works were successfully completed on 24 March ahead of the planned repair time of midnight 25 March. Teams General Manager Joel Tanui said due to several undersea cable cuts around the same period (Eassy, EIG, SMW3), the submarine cable maintenance company had a lot of challenges coping with the unusual workload.

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