MTN subscribers in Ghana experienced slow internet service after two continental undersea cables along the western coast were damaged.
Not only Ghana but Internet users across more than a dozen sub-Saharan African nations experienced slow service after two undersea cables to the continent’s western coast were damaged this week.
The under sea cables which carries network across country like south Africa, Cameroon are in the Atlantic ocean
The cause isn’t yet known and a ship is being sent from Cape Town to repair the cables, Vodacom Group Ltd., South Africa’s biggest mobile-network operator, said in reply to emailed questions.
According to NetBlocks they said
“A series of subsea cable outages has knocked out or degraded internet connectivity in several countries across Africa. Network data indicate at least two distinct sets of disruptions beginning Wednesday night, with high impact in West Africa; incident ongoing”
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