Published on February 27th, 2012 | by editor0
EASSy Hit By Triple Whammy
By My Broadband
EASSy’s problems are continuing with three cable breaks affecting connectivity to the cable system’s clients.
Industry feedback confirms that cable breaks occurred on the East Africa Submarine System (EASSy), SEA-ME-WE 3 (SMW3) and the Europe India Gateway (EIG). These cable breaks all occurred in the Gulf of Aden on 17th February 2012.
According to a well placed industry source the breaks may have been caused by a cargo ship that dragged its anchor over the area where all these cables lie on the seabed.