Seacom announced via its social media channels that it is currently experiencing an outage on its South African backhaul between Mtunzini in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Midrand in Gauteng.
“The cause is still under investigation,” Seacom said.
The undersea cable and transit provider said that it started mobilising all appropriate resources at 15:00 GMT and will continue to update customers.
Update: At 18:00 Seacom said that “repair teams are on site and restoration is underway”.
Update (17 January, 11:00): Service on the SEACOM South African backhaul between Mtunzini in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Midrand in Gauteng has been restored.