Du announces completion of undersea cable repair

du has said that the FLAG cable has now been repaired and connection restored
FLAG has been repaired and is now functional
FLAG has been repaired and is now functional

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du has announced the FLAG undersea cable which was cut between Dubai and Oman at 7.45am on 21 February, has now been repaired.

The operator issued a statement saying its customers experienced very little disruption in services during the period that the cable was not functional, as du managed to quickly divert the traffic.

The official statement read: “We are happy to report that there was no impact on speed and internet browsing experience except for the first hour after the cable cut, prior to diverting traffic from the affected cables. We also have a standard contingency provisioning of 20 - 30% of internet capacity which helped prevent any impact on internet usage.”

The Europe-Asia segment of the FLAG cable system stretches from the UK to Japan, via other regions including the Middle East. The cable is operated by India's Flag Telecom, a subsidiary of Reliance Communications.
 

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