West African Internet Outage

Oracle‘s Dyn service have a research lab, who analyse information from the Internet. In the blog entry below, they look at the recent loss of connectivity on the ACE (Africa Coast to Europe) cable system. The cable cut occurred near Nouakchott, Mauritania. This subsea cable links most of the countries on the western coast of…

Quintillion completes Alaskan subsea cable

Quintillion has announced it has completed the first phase of its cable between Japan and the UK. The finished segment runs from Prudhoe Bay to Nome, as well as the overland segment from Prudhoe to Fairbanks, following the Dalton Highway (of Ice Road Truckers fame). These Alaskan sections bring coastal communities onto terrestrial internet links.…