The earthquake is really one bad nature disaster.. look at recent stuff like China Fog, Asia Monsoon Season... now.. quakey... oh dear
it is like that.
many users think internet is like vapour in the air.. actually the real fact is that there are much physical cabling from sea to land..
there is another way ! via space... like World Cup telecast..but very expensive.
woo.... it break my curiousity! gam xia leh! wonder how they bury the pipe... dive in and do it? man.... what a great knowledge... Discovery should feature this as Man-Made Marvel. keke
it is a very expensive project to lay submarine cables.
Last edited by raincool2005; 27th December 2006 at 10:25 PM.
Time to buy RAMs...............!!!!!
Yahoo can surf liao lei..............slow but can surf.
Last edited by Godzilla Invades; 27th December 2006 at 01:34 PM.
Connection to overseas website seems like it is good to go now.
roger that SEA-ME-WE-3 is down.. this cable is used by Starhub / SingTel to Taiwan then to Japan and beyond (includes the US).
SingTel and Stahub corporate global helpdesk is going ape over this. their lines are jammed when i tried to call 4 hours ago.
Last edited by mervlam; 27th December 2006 at 03:06 PM.
Sigh why do some ppl need to use large fonts? I guess to persuade people that they don't have a small LJ?
Anyway, yes it is the quake according to this article:
Here's some latest news, repairs may take 2-3 weeks:
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