Maroc Telecom explains the reasons for the navigation disruptions

Maroc Telecom explains the reasons for the navigation disruptions

Rabat – Maroc Telecom announced on Wednesday that as part of the regular maintenance of network infrastructure, a voluntary cut of the Atlas Offshore submarine cable, connecting Asilah to Marseille, took place last Friday for a return to service scheduled for Wednesday.

“As part of the regular maintenance of network infrastructures, a voluntary cut of the Atlas Offshore submarine cable, connecting Asilah to Marseille, took place on Friday 19/02/2021 for a return to service scheduled for 25/02/2021 “, indicates the operator in a press release.

This operation aims to anticipate quality of service problems and improve performance, specifies Maroc Telecom, adding that during this operation, all international traffic passing through said cable was switched to the Loukkos submarine cable connecting Asilah in Seville.

Some intermittent quality of service disruptions have been noted, including slow browsing on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, notes the same source.

Maroc Telecom thus assures to have restored the situation last Monday evening and this well before the return in service of the submarine cable Atlas Offshore, while presenting its apologies for the inconvenience caused.

Last modification: February 24, 2021

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