Trans-Pacific cable snaps, slowing down Internet in Vietnam

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Customers use wireless devices at a coffee shop in downtown Hanoi. Photo: AFP Customers use wireless devices at a coffee shop in downtown Hanoi. Photo: AFP

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Vietnam’s inter-continental internet cable has been ruptured this morning, affecting the country’s international internet broadband capacity, local service providers said.
According to the cable operator Asia-America Gateway (AAG), the ruptures were reported in the S1H segment of the cable offshore Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, Vietnam.

 

The S1H segment represents AAG’s Thailand-to-Vietnam-and-Hong Kong section.
AAG technicians in Vung Tau are locating the breaks.
AAG, one of four inter-continental internet cable systems of Vietnam and so far the largest, is used by four major local providers, namely FPT Telecom, VNPT, Viettel and SPT.
The 20,000km AAG cable system has been fixed three times last year.

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