Lagos - Nigeria and some other African countries are going to experience Internet slowdowns as a ship ferrying agricultural goods from Kenya to Nigeria has damaged a number of submarine fibre optic cables landing on the continent.
The ship, which departed Mombasa, Kenya at 11pm (East African Time on Monday) damaged several undersea cables namely TEAMs, SEACOM, SEAS, Lion2, EASSy, SACS, WACS and ACE., reports New Telegraph.
The ship owned by Africa Rising Shipping & Exports (ARSE) dragged its anchor on a restricted water path and destroyed the undersea cables.
Internet service providers and mobile phone operators will now have re-route to satellite or other cables for connection.
Read more at New Telegraph.
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