22 Jan 2019

Internet cable down in Tonga

11:35 am on 22 January 2019

Tonga's ability to communicate internationally has been sharply curtailed for the past two days after a failure in a submarine cable.

Internet cable

Photo: AFP

When the Tonga Cable outage began on Sunday morning it took out cell phone and internet coverage.

The sole connection available is a satellite service provided by Kacific through EziNet.