Web velocity measurement outcomes at an house constructing in Hanoi on July 26, 2022. Picture by VnExpress/Luu Quy
An undersea Web cable linking Vietnam with Hong Kong and Japan has been broken on account of causes unknown as but, inflicting disruptions in connecting with international web sites.
The Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) was broken on Tuesday afternoon, an area Web service supplier advised VnExpress.
A spokesperson of the supplier, who requested that the corporate not be named, mentioned a break has occurred within the cable’s S3 department 427 km from China.
On Tuesday evening Web customers in Vietnam reported difficulties in accessing international web sites like Fb and Netflix.
Huynh Dung of Ho Chi Minh Metropolis mentioned on Tuesday evening he couldn’t use Twitter, Google or YouTube as easily as standard.
Some folks additionally reported connection losses, excessive latency when taking part in on-line video games and considerably decreased obtain velocity when utilizing Google Drive.
All Web service suppliers declare to have taken measures to deal with the problem together with by routing worldwide visitors to different cables.
It’s not clear how lengthy it’ll take for the cable to be fastened.
APG, put in in 2016, is utilized by telecom service suppliers VNPT, Viettel, FPT Telecom, and CMC Telecom.
Final 12 months it was disrupted 4 instances, with the ultimate one in December taking two months to be fastened.
This 12 months there have been two disruptions, with the primary in April lasting 10 days.
Vietnam has six submarine cables and an overland system that runs by way of China.
There are 69 million Web customers within the nation of 96 million folks, in accordance with German knowledge portal Statista.