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    Pakistan Internet link repairs to take three days

    We reported yesterday on Pakistan's failed Internet link. It looks as though it could now be out of action until the weekend.
    Hussain said an attempt to repair the cable -- Pakistan's sole international cable Internet link -- early on Wednesday had failed.

    A repair ship from the company that laid the cable was due to set off from Dubai on Wednesday afternoon and it should reach the site, about 50 km (30 miles) off the coast, on Thursday afternoon. Repair work was then expected to take 48 hours, he said.
    [Reuters]
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    Couldnt this have gone in the same thread?
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    Maybe, but I decided no. News ed's prerogative.
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    Blimey. The whole of Pakistan has no internet coz of one cable?

    I'm never complaining to my ISP again.....

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    Well they do have two satellite uplinks, but their bandwidth is limited.
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