Kuwait: Cables severed during roadworks disrupt internet

Internet services in Kuwait were subjected to a severe slowdown after three cables were severed as a result of road development works in Umm Al-Haiman, Nuwaiseeb, Zour, Jahra and Salmi.

Nearly 60% percent of the country’s internet services was disrupted. Late yesterday, the authority announced all the cables had been repaired.

Head of CITRA’s communication secto,r Fahad Al-Fahad, confirmed that the authority seeks to reform internet connectivity. A new local cable system will help avoid cuts in the future and reduce pressure on the Internet during peak hours, he added.


Kuwait times
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