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Did you know that island nation of Sri Lanka is without dialtone? The Register is reporting that nearly 800,000 Internet and phone connections went on a blink when a fishing boat snagged the optical cable and caused a disruption. Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) is now suing […]

Did you know that island nation of Sri Lanka is without dialtone? The Register is reporting that nearly 800,000 Internet and phone connections went on a blink when a fishing boat snagged the optical cable and caused a disruption. Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) is now suing the vessel, the Indian-registered State of Nagaland for $5m for damages. The ship is currently anchored outside Colombo Harbour. Colombo District Court has orderd the vessel to remain in port until the SLT’s case is heard on 6 September, The Register reports.

  1. Om, noticed a typo in the headline. It should read “Fished not Phished” in Sri Lanka. Unless you meant it to be that way…

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