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Hong Kong official says quake damaged six of the seven cables feeding the city

Hong Kong official says quake damaged six of the seven cables feeding the city

Hong Kong telecommunications official said Thursday that six of the seven major cables serving the Chinese territory were damaged in Taiwan's earthquake.
"Of the seven major submarine optical fiber cable systems serving Hong Kong, all of them have been affected," said Au Man-ho of the Telecommunications Authority.
"Six of them have been completely damaged and there is a remaining one with a limited capacity," Au told reporters.
Au added that roaming and long-distance phone service to all destinations except Taiwan were normal again.


Updated : 2021-05-14 14:54 GMT+08:00