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December 27, 2006

Did The Internet Move For You Too?

Yes, we did feel the earthquake yesterday. It was slight and nowhere near as pronounced as the much closer quake in September. But, one unexpected consequence is a massive disruption to internet services here in Hong Kong. Apparently a major submarine cable has been cut, leaving communications problems for both internet and telephony. More to […]

Yes, we did feel the earthquake yesterday. It was slight and nowhere near as pronounced as the much closer quake in September.

But, one unexpected consequence is a massive disruption to internet services here in Hong Kong. Apparently a major submarine cable has been cut, leaving communications problems for both internet and telephony.

More to come…

[tags] Eathquake [/tags]

Responses
Steve Lowe 16 years ago

Hope it gets fixed soon. I think I’d go into withdrawals after a few hours 🙂

Toni 16 years ago

Glad you’re OK – I knew nothing of the quake.

Fernando Gros 16 years ago

Steve, it is still patchy, but getting better everyday. Apparently 7 of 8 main submaraine cables were disrupted.

Fernando Gros 16 years ago

Toni – thanks. I guess it was one of those tragedies that was big enough to cause mass disruption, but not bad enough to provoke the news media to broad coverage.

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