2011 submarine cable disruption

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2011 submarine cable disruption refers to two incidents of submarine communications cables cut off on 25 December 2011. The first cut off occurred to SEA-ME-WE 3 at Suez canal, Egypt and the second cut off occurred to i2i which took place between Chennai, India and Singapore line. Both the incidents had caused the internet disruptions and slowdowns for users in the South Asia and Middle East in particular UAE.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ "Deep sea cable snap will make Internet slower: du". khaleejtimes.com. 27 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cable cut slows down Internet in UAE". emirates247.com. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cable cuts could slow Emirates Internet". finance.yahoo.com. 26 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "du alerts customers over disruption in Internet services". gulftoday.ae. 27 December 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2011.