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Angola's internet operates only 50 percent due to submarine cable's break

Christian Fernsby |
Angola's telecommunications are still operating 50 percent of their capacity due to the break of a submarine cable connecting to Europe although the provider company recently notified the restoration of the international voice service.

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On a press release, Angola Telecom announced that along with the consortium of associated firms, it works intensively to restore all features through the SAT-3 submarine cable, damaged on January 16 in the section between Libreville (Gabon) and Cacuaco (Angola), which harms several African countries.

The entity regretted the inconvenience caused to customers and promised to update the information about the incident in due course.

Upon failure, Angola Cables said it would maintain the operation of services although with limitations through the Angola-South Africa and Angola-Brazil-America-Europe lines through its SACS and Monet cables.

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