Internet connection to Vietnam via Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) undersea cable was cut off entirely after it encountered an as yet unidentified problem on May 23 morning.
Vietnam can look forward to faster internet service by early next month as repair work on three undersea cables is completed.
The repair work on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable is set to be completed ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday which will fall later this month, the internet service provider said on January 8.
Over half of Vietnam's population will be slow-surfing the net as issues on three undersea cables remain unsolved.
Internet connections in Vietnam could slow down through the upcoming National Day holiday courtesy of the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable.
Repair work on the vexed AAG cable is expected to be completed two days before the final match of the football World Cup.
Vietnam's internet speed slowed to a snail's pace on August 27 after the three internet cable systems connecting the country with the rest of the world went down.
Three international submarine cables, the Asia-America Gateway (AAG), the Intra Asia (IA) and the Southeast Asia-Middle East-Western Europe (SMW3), have broken down, affecting Vietnam’s external internet connection.
International internet connections in Vietnam are likely to remain slow for another three weeks with repair work to a major internet cable which broke off central Vietnam last week expected to take until July 14, a service provider said.
VOV.VN - The internet throughout Vietnam should now be ‘fully recovered’ and ‘operating normally’, says government owned telecommunications company VNPT.
Repairs to the Intra Asia (IA) internet cable that connects Vietnam with other parts of Southeast Asia have been set back once again by more ruptures,VietnamPlus cited an internet service provider as saying on March 3.
Three different cables reported technical issues at around the same time, leaving many internet users frustrated with lagging speed.
The US$450-million system is much faster than the current unreliable Asia America Gateway.
The US$450-million system is much faster than the Asia America Gateway, which the country has relied on over the past years.
Local users are likely to experience slow connection speeds through September 19 as the unreliable, rupture-prone AAG gets serviced.
Internet users in Vietnam can now enjoy their usual high speed connection as repairs to the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable system were completed after 20 days on August 23.
VOV.VN - The management of the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine internet cable has announced the system will experience slowdowns and intermittent international connectivity issues over the next few days.
Internet users in Vietnam are advised to be ready to suffer nearly six days of snail-paced connection speed from June 22, as the submarine cable system crucial to Vietnam’s Internet connectivity enters its infamous maintenance.
A maintenance schedule for an inter-continental Internet cable has been canceled, according to a service provider.
Two weeks of normal Internet access in Vietnam have proved fleeting as the sea cable connecting that country with the US broke again on May 26 afternoon, the third time this year.