West African Internet Outage

Oracle‘s Dyn service have a lab, who analyse information from the . In the blog entry below, they look at the recent loss of connectivity on the (Africa Coast to Europe) cable system. The cable cut occurred near Nouakchott, .

This cable links most of the countries on the western coast of . For countries that have rely on a single connection, the only alternative is via or to suffer an outage. Countries with multiple cable connections have a little more flexibility and available to them when things like this occur.

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