February 1, 2008

Another broadband cable was cut between UAE and Oman.

The disruption looks set to continue, with repairs to take another week, and after another broadband cable was cut between the UAE and Oman.

The earlier cable cut was near Alexandria, which disrupted services in Egypt, Middle East and India .

A repair ship is expected to arrive on Tuesday to the site of the severed cables off the northern coast of Egypt to begin work on the damage .

The cable should be repaired within a week of the ship's arrival.

Another repair ship has been notified of the damage near Dubai, on the cable between UAE and Oman.

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