Asia Communications Hit By Quake
Banks and businesses in Taiwan, South Korea, China and Japan reported telephone and internet problems.
Taiwan's largest telephone company, Chunghwa Telecom Co, said damage to an undersea cable had disrupted 98% of Taiwan's communications with Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong.
Repairs could take three weeks, Vice-General Manager Lin Jen-hung said, but quality would improve daily.
- BBC News, 27 December 2006, 07:44 GMT
Internet at this end has been slowed dramatically for a month or so; blogging will be sporadic over the next couple of weeks (if it ever was frequent to begin with).