Lahore [Pakistan], August 6 ( ANI ): Flight operations at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport were restored on Sunday after a 38-hour-long disruption caused by a fault in international submarine internet cable
systems, which has since been repaired.
Authorities there have arrested three divers accused of cutting an underwater internet cable
, which reduced connection speeds for Egypt and some other countries.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said an attack by saboteurs on a key underwater Internet cable
near Alexandria last Wednesday was also to blame for the problem.
The Etisalat announcement followed hours after Egypt's coastguard confirmed it had captured three divers cutting through an undersea internet cable
. It was not immediately clear whether the incident is responsible for disruptions but cable operator SEACOM last week said its services had been disrupted.
THE Armed Forces posted photographs of three men who were arrested off the coast of Alexandria accused of cutting a vital under-sea internet cable
Millions of Internet users in the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and India had their services disrupted yesterday because three scuba divers cut an undersea Internet cable
off the coast of the northern city of Alexandria, Egypt.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Ahrar bloc MP Mohammed Redha al-Khafaji said today that the passage of the internet cable
coming from Europe to Iraq is "an international spy that will violate Iraqi security." In a statement today, he added that the contract signed by the Ministry of Communications with Newroztel, upon the approval of Iraqi national internet company, will result in Iraq being the country the cable passes through, and not Iran, due to US rejection of it is passing through Iran.
"The tribesmen destroyed the international internet cable
and set up their tent near the damaged [cable], vowing to stay put until the government responds to their demand."
High Court judge Errol Thomas granted an injunction against a US-based internet cable
company following its dismissal without warning of 131 workers in St Kitts, reports Caribbean News Now (April 5, 2011).
Rural customers who feel they may have no option for telephone service other than Telus should be made aware that Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephone service is available from companies such as Vonage, and through internet cable
providers, such as Shaw Communications.
Although it is not completed, the project has already consumed over 55,000 feet of telephone and internet cable
, 5,500 feet of conduit, a complete conduit system, and extensive electrical wire routing.
Bassil said he has reached an agreement with the Saudi telecommunications company Etisalat, linking Lebanon to the company's Internet cable
which runs from Saudi Arabia to Jordan and Syria.