Undersea cable damages in the Atlantic?

Christopher Munz-Michielin christopher at ve7alb.ca
Tue Jan 18 17:15:11 UTC 2022

For what it's worth we have a provider in India for an anycast network 
who gave us a similar answer when we ticketed them about poor routing to 


On 2022-01-18 9:08 a.m., Mukund Sivaraman wrote:
> We received the following email today from our upstream (in India):
>> Our transit traffic partners have reported multiple sub-sea cable
>> damages on the Atlantic route towards Europe and US east coast. Users
>> might face additional latency and occasional packet loss towards these
>> destinations.
>> Our partners are working with relevant authorities and cable sea
>> companies for restoration and will take few days to address it. We
>> will inform as soon as this is resolved. Inconvenience caused is
>> highly regretted.
> I've read about cable cuts due to the Tonga volcanic eruption, but the
> above as "multiple cable damages" is mentioned as in the Atlantic. Does
> anyone know more about this? A news search for "cable cuts" didn't bring
> up anything aside from the Tonga story.
> 		Mukund

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