Asia and Africa Hit By Internet Outage

January 2008
Red Herring;1/31/2008, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on Internet outage in Egypt caused by breaks in two undersea cables. The outage also affected the Gulf region and south Asia. The cable disruption slowed or stopped Internet access for users across parts of Asia, and forcing service providers to reroute traffic. The digital blackout disrupted Egyptian financial market operations. Gulf Arab countries and India also reported significant disruptions to Internet connectivity.


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