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TEAMs sues KPA for USD 15 mln over cable cuts

Monday 30 April 2012 | 11:17 CET | News
The East African Marine Cable System (TEAMs) has sued the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) and a shipping firm for USD 15 million over cable cuts that interrupted its business for a month. The incident occurred on 25 February after a ship owned by Athena sailed on a restricted water path and cut the undersea cable, interrupting telecoms services in the one month that it was being repaired. This adversely affected service providers like Safaricom, Kenya Data Networks and AccessKenya Group since they could not supply internet to their clients and incurred extra costs in seeking alternative carriers

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: AccessKenya / Jamii Telecom / Kenya Data Networks / Safaricom / Seacom / Telkom / Vodacom / Wananchi
Countries: Kenya
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