It is expected that on June 7, the cable repair ship will enter to repair the incident that occurred on the afternoon of May 26, 2019 on the APG international optical cable route. However, at present, the time of cable connection welding and complete cable recovery is still unknown.


Asia Pacific Gateway international fiber optic cable - APG encountered a fourth incident this year at 17:30 on May 26, 2019, 132 km away from DNG (Da Nang - PV) shore station. With this error position, according to a representative of an Internet service provider (ISP) in Vietnam, Internet connection from Vietnam to the APG sea cable route is affected.


However, because it is familiar with the situation where the sea optical cable has frequent problems or is maintained, during the APG cable breaking on May 26, ISPs in Vietnam using this cable have been re-routing the direction of international connection for customers through other sea cable routes and landward direction. Thus, minimizing the impact of marine cable breakdown APG on the quality of international Internet services provided to customers of the network.


In the latest news on the progress of troubleshooting incidents occurred on the afternoon of May 26, 2019, on the sea cable route APG this morning, June 1, has given or expected on June 7, 2019, the ship will repair the cable Cable fault location to fix and troubleshoot. However, the source said, it is not known how long it will take to connect the cable.


APG marine cable route was put into operation from the end of October 2016 and officially operated, serving customers from mid-December 2016, after 4 years of implementing investment. APG has the participation of Vietnamese carriers VNPT, Viettel, FPT Telecom, CMC Telecom and is considered a cable route that will contribute to bringing a stable transmission line with larger capacity for Internet users in Vietnam. Male, especially in the context of AAG cable route, often has trouble.


Capable of providing maximum bandwidth up to 54 Tbps, the APG submarine cable route is about 10,400 km long and is located beneath the Pacific Ocean. Cables have connection points in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.


From the beginning of 2019 until now, APG cable route has 4 incidents, respectively on February 26, February 27, February 28 and May 26. With the previous 3 times in 2/2019, the incidents occurred on the three branches of cable S3, S1.8 and S1.9 of the APG sea cable route, which have been overcome in turn on March 7, March 11. and April 17, 2019.

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