Another fiber cut near Taiwan ? due to Typhoon Morakot ?

Ethern M., Lin ethern at ascc.net
Wed Aug 12 11:10:34 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.

Its 2006/12/26, not 2005.

cheers,
Ethern

>
> 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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> 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
>>>>
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>>>> 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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