Report: Japan's communications infrastructure largely weathered quake

March 18, 2011
Colossal magnitude 9.0 earthquake that devastated Japan caused surprisingly minimal disruption to the country's Internet and telephone network.

The colossal magnitude 9.0 earthquake that devastated Japan last Friday damaged undersea data cables, but caused surprisingly minimal disruption to the country's Internet and telephone network, according to representatives of the country's telecom industry cited in German broadcast giant Deutsche Welle's online news and media portal, DW-WORLD.DE. One telecom expert says that Japanese Internet connectivity has survived 'better than anyone would have expected.'

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