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T-v-h

T-V-H (Thailand-Vietnam-Hong Kong) is a submarine telecommunications cable system in the South China Sea linking Thailand, Vietnam, and Hong Kong.

It has landing points in:

It has a transmission capacity of 565 Mbit/s, and a total cable length of 3,367 km. It started operation on 8 February 1996.

Service disruptions

On 25 March 2007 this cable network was broken due to local "fishermen" who cut the cable to sell for scrap metals. It is estimated that the link would take 3 months to repair.[1]

Sources

  • "http://www.nikkeibp.com/nea/may/maynam.html". Retrieved February 12, 2006. 
  • "http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/2004-02/07/Columns/In%20History%20S.htm". Archived from the original on November 11, 2005. Retrieved February 12, 2006. 
  • "http://www.vnpt.com.vn/introduce.asp?id=517&idc=517". Retrieved February 12, 2006. 
  1. ^ "Vietnam has only one undersea telecom cable at present". VietNamNet. 28 May 2007. 
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