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Ghana says repairs on subsea cables could take five weeks

Ghana says repairs on subsea cables could take five weeks

REPAIRS on damaged subsea cables that are causing internet outages across West and Central Africa are expected to take at least five weeks before completion and full-service restoration, Ghana's communications regulator said. The break in the cables has led to widespread disruption of internet and telecommunications-linked businesses, including banks, mobile phone operations, money transfer agencies and stock exchange markets. Ghana's National Communications Authority said it held a meeting with the four subsea cable landing service providers - Africa Coast to Europe (ACE), MainOne, owned by data centre operator Equinix, South Atlantic 3 (SAT-3) and the West Africa Cable System (WACS) - and…
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