Internet alert plan to warn on failures / Cable repairs delayed

Repair Status

Au said today that the five cable systems that have been partially repaired are: Flag North Asia Loop, owned by India's Reliance Communications Ltd.; Reach North Asian Loop, owned by Hong Kong's PCCW Ltd. and Australia's Telstra Corp.; Se-Me-We3, owned by a group including Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. and France Telecom SA; and APCN and APCN2, owned by operators including China Telecom Corp. and Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom Co.

A segment of Asia Netcom Corp.'s EAC cable system will be repaired today, Chan said. Ofta did not receive the repair status on the seventh cable, C2C, owned by C2C Group Ltd, Chan said.
Internet alert plan to warn on failures
Timothy Chui
Tuesday, January 30, 2007

A system designed to warn consumers of future breakdowns in Internet connections is being launched by the Office of the Telecommunications Authority next month.