China News Service, February 22 (Xinhua) Comprehensive report that more than a month after the tsunami, Tongans can go online again.
Tongan officials said that after repairs to the submarine cable, the country "reconnected with the world" on the 22nd local time.
Shocking footage of Tonga's volcanic eruption captured from the sea.
People on the main island have essentially immediate access to the network, and the next job will be to repair the domestic connection between Tongatapu and the outer islands, Tonga Cable chief executive James Panuve reportedly told Reuters. cable, which could take six to nine months.
On January 19, 2022, local time, photos of Nuku'alofa, the capital of Tonga, were released and devastated.
Image source: Surging Image
After connecting to the Internet, some local residents lamented that they finally posted their first post on social media since January 15.
On January 14 and 15, the submarine volcano of Tongahong's Aha Apai Island erupted violently, causing many deaths and extensive property damage.
The volcanic eruption and tsunami also damaged Tonga's only undersea communication optical fiber cable, disrupting domestic communication and network services, and was in a state of "lost" connection with the outside world.Keywords: