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    Australian internet problems after Asian subsea cables cut

    SEA-ME-WE3 facing problems to mid-October. Australian internet service providers are warning users to expect increased traffic latency for the next six weeks after twin typhoons broke a number of subsea links between Sydney and Hong Kong. Advisories by the TPG-owned iiNet and Internode report that the main issue for Australians is a cable break around 54 kilometres off the coast of Hong Kong. “We have temporarily routed via the US and redirected peering whilst the issue is outstanding,” both ISPs reported. “Our network partner is currently engaged with submarine teams for initiation of repair process.” One of the affected cables is SEA-ME-WE3, which currently routes traffic from Perth to Singapore…