Another fiber cut near Taiwan ? due to Typhoon Morakot ?

Ethern M., Lin ethern at ascc.net
Wed Aug 12 11:05:59 CDT 2009


Latest news:

The typhoon Morakot cause rare debris flow under sea and damage many
cable systems at southern Taiwan more than earthquake at 2005/12/25.

Announced by CHT, Chunghwa telecom:

http://english.cna.com.tw/ReadNews/Detail.aspx?pSearchDate=&pNewsID=200908120038&pType1=ED&pType0=xEMST&pTypeSel=0

cheers,
Ethern

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Ethern Lin <ethern at ascc.net>
Network Division
Computing Center, ACADEMIA SINICA
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On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Ethern M., Lin<ethern at ascc.net> wrote:
> Actually I can't tell you more about this. I am just have this info
> from my IPLC provider, and its just a gossip, not formal one as I
> mention.<grin>
>
> Its just happened that one cable system down on 8/9, the exact day of
> typhoon attacked Taiwan quite badly.
>
> Maybe someone can share more detailed info and we can wait for more info later.
>
> cheers,
> Ethern
>
>> Do typhoons/hurricanes tend to damage cables in shallow water near the
>> landing sites, tear up the landing sites themselves, or do damage in deeper
>> water somehow?
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 10:54 AM, Ethern M., Lin <ethern at ascc.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> Update:
>>>
>>> The submarine cable down first is EAC since 8/9. FNAL down
>>> today(8/12). The cause might be typhone Morakot. Hongkong seems the
>>> most critical impact by these cable down.
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>> Ethern
>>>
>>> =============================
>>> Ethern Lin <ethern at ascc.net>
>>> Network Division
>>> Computing Center, ACADEMIA SINICA
>>> Phone: +886-2-2789-9953
>>> Fax  : +886-2-2783-6444
>>> =============================
>>>
>>>
>




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