Various ISPs are all reporting that the cable has been cut and a ship has been dispatched to fix it. Not sure why there's any secrecy surrounding it. Ping times and trace routes make it ridiculously clear what has happened.
Problems with an unnamed submarine cable are hitting in unexpected places: Apple iPhone users on the Telstra network are reporting catastrophically-slow performance downloading updates. The issue seems almost certainly to stem from a combination of where Apple mirrors content it's delivering to Australians (Vulture South's bet …
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