Telecommunications services on SXM hit for second straight day. | SMN NEWS

fibreoptic22042021Pond Island:— Telecommunications services on St. Maarten were hit for the second day in a row Thursday – this time due to a damaged SCCS undersea cable in St. Eustatius.
The outage occurred about 11:02 am Thursday and was quickly traced to a manhole in St. Eustatius, where work on repairing the damaged cable quickly got underway. Technicians and engineers responsible for the undersea fiber cable were able to transfer the connection to an alternative route, while the damaged cable was spliced and reconnected.

Technicians and engineers say the damage is not connected to another incident at approximately the same ...

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