Thursday, 14 December 2017

Southeast Asia-US undersea cable ready to connect both sides of the Pacific Ocean

A knowledge network article by Telin
Thursday 05 October 17

Submarine cables in a highly seismic zone like Southeast Asia and East Asia are prone to damage due to earthquakes. While some damages are minor following low-magnitude earthquakes and can be quickly repaired, there were times when strong earthquakes occurred, causing massive network outages and huge financial losses. At least there were two major earthquakes in Asia in the past decade that heavily disrupted communications networks. The 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck offshore Taiwan in 2006 cut several major cables and caused massive network outages in Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Japan. Taiwan's biggest phone company…

Submarine cables in a highly seismic zone like Southeast Asia and East Asia are prone to damage due to earthquakes. While some damages are minor following low-magnitude earthquakes and can be quickly repaired, there were times when strong earthquakes occurred, causing massive network outages and huge financial losses. At least there were two major earthquakes in Asia in the past decade that heavily disrupted communications networks. The 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck offshore Taiwan in 2006 cut several major cables and caused massive network outages in Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Japan. Taiwan's biggest phone company…

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