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Press Release | South Africa’s international connectivity fully restored

19 February 2020  South Africa’s international connectivity fully restored In the early hours of this morning (approximately 01:30) Openserve received confirmation, from aboard cable ship Leon Thevenin, that the portion of the SAT3/WASC repair offshore Congo has now been completed. This concludes a long and complex restoration process of an unprecedented simultaneous cable break of two Atlantic Ocean based submarine…

Press Release | Cable ship Leon Thevenin faces a further delay

13 February 2020 Cable ship Leon Thevenin faces a further delay Unfavourable conditions at sea continue to hamper steady progress of the vessel and crew undertaking the joint repair mission of the South Atlantic 3/West Africa Submarine Cable (SAT3/WASC) and the West African Cable System (WACS). Openserve has now been advised that the latest changes in the sequence of repairs,…

Press Release | Cable ship Leon Thevenin commences with WACS restoration

29 January 2020  Cable ship Leon Thevenin commences with WACS restoration Contrary to what was initially advised, regarding the joint repair mission of the South Atlantic 3/West Africa Submarine Cable (SAT3/WASC) and the West African Cable System (WACS), Openserve has been informed, by the Chief of Mission on the Leon Thevenin, that a change in the sequence of restoration processes…