Cable Cut Disrupts Internet Traffic in Middle East, Europe

3 thoughts on “Cable Cut Disrupts Internet Traffic in Middle East, Europe”

  1. The British pioneered undersea telegraph cables in the 19th century (using gutta-percha insulation), as the telegraph was the central nervous system of the British Empire. They had the good sense to realize overland routes were safer, however, which is why they insisted on controlling countries like Iraq that were on the way of the telegraph route to India.

  2. Yea. Thats wat my Bahrain based ISP told me. I called him as I couldnt play online on the PS3 and my PING had severely risen to 350ms.

    They told me the problem would be fixed by the 25th of April (Sunday). Thats tomorrow. Are they right?

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