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Angola, Gabon internet services disrupted after problems on submarine cable

Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 19, 2020
Angola Telecom and the SAT-3/-WASC submarine cable consortium announced a breakdown in the submarine cable between Libreville (Gabon) and Cacuaco (Angola).
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The anomaly caused the interruption of the supply of internet and international voice services by Angola Telecom, reports Jornal de Angola.

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The operator said they were working to restore services as quickly as possible, following the cable break on 09 March.

Gabon Telecom said its services also were interrupted as a result of the break, reports Ecofin. The company obtained alternative international capacity on a cable via Nigeria while repairs are underway.