Workers Begin Repairs on Undersea Cable

From DailyTech: Days after two undersea cables in the Mediterranean Sea were severed; a French ship is now on scene to help begin repairs on two of three damaged cables. Engineers believe the cables were mistakenly cut by a ship's anchor.

Telecommunications companies ranging from Cairo to Dubai were forced to reroute service through other Asian and North American hosts.

Telecommunication specialists will use a robotic submarine to help analyze where the cables were damaged, then they'll be pulled to the surface for engineers to fix on the ship. Two of the cables are used by France Telecom, with the other cable operated by Reliance Globalcom.

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