February 13, 2016      09:16

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Internet in Kuwait interrupted due to cable breakdown

Ministry of Communications, Kuwait




Kuwait: Internet services in Kuwait were interrupted on Friday due to defect in the main marine GCC cable, the Ministry of Communication said.

Buthaina Al-Sbaiee, the assistant undersecretary for administrative and legal affairs, said in a statement that the electronic services in the other GCC countries were also affected.

The Ministry has immediately contacted relevant regional and international authorities to secure alternative means for securing regular online services, she said, adding that it has succeeded in shifting to substitute lines to restore the regular services.

The Ministry has coordinated with the company tasked with repairing the cable, Al-Sbaiee said, adding that the work would last for seven-10 days.

The official affirmed that the Ministry would do its best to ensure regular e-services.

Source: KUNA [Link]


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