Ghana Facing Slow Internet Speed After “Undersea Cable Failure”.
Most Ghanaian internet users have been slapped by a double-whammy this week, after it was reported that two major cables connecting us to European networks have both suffered major technical problems.
Ghana Having Connectivity Problems.
Since yesterday, being Thursday, MTN sent a message to its network subscribers “Y’ello, MTN sincerely apologizes for the disruption you are experiencing with our data services and international outbound calls. This is as a result of submarine fibre cut. Our engineers are working to resolve that challenge. We regret the inconvenience caused. Thank you” – MTN Ghana.
This message from MTN Ghana on Thursday, January 16, 2020 confirms that there a major problem that will cause slow internet connectivity in Ghana as some parts in Africa.
With all approach to find out what might be the issue, two (2) internet service providers (ISPs) have revealed the source of the issues and here’s what to know about it:
The West Africa Cable System is the other faulty system.
The cable was blighted by an outage that is yet to be fixed, and connects South Africa with the United Kingdom and several coastal African nations. Though services are being re-routed, but you should keep in mind that the internet connectivity will still be slow.As we Ghanaians are all aware, MTN is a South African network company and such issue has affected Ghanaian MTN subscribers.
The South Atlantic 3 cable.
The South Atlantic 3 cable has suffered a breakdown near Libreville, Gabon. With this, the it’s a big problem since this network connects Mzansi with the Iberian countries of Portugal and Spain.
What MTN Ghana is saying about the issue:
“Y’ello, MTN sincerely apologizes for the disruption you are experiencing with our data services and international outbound calls. This is as a result of submarine fibre cut. Our engineers are working to resolve that challenge. We regret the inconvenience caused. Thank you” – MTN Ghana.
This is all you may need to know about Ghana facing slow internet speeds on Friday, after “undersea cable failure” and we urge you to help share with friends and loved ones to understand the cause and issues relating to their slow internet connectivity today. Ghana Facing Slow Internet Speed After “Undersea Cable Failure”.
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