As per update from BSCCL, Maintenance work at SMW-4 will be took place as follows:
"As advised & approved by O&MSC Chairman of SEA-ME-WE-4 Network,
The Repeater R710 replacement in Segment-1A (Sub segment 1.7) between Chennai–Tuas (Express between Chennai–Tuas & Omnibus between Cox-Chennai) has been scheduled as mentioned below
REP replacement activity of (R710)
Repeater Planned for replacement: R710 with 2 LD’s failure 1St repeater from Chennai C/s
Expected Traffic Outage period: 18th May 2018 to 24th May 2018 as per POW
Traffic status during activity: All Traffic passing through Segment-1A (both Express and Omni) will be affected during power reconfiguration and power normalization. Traffic passing through Seg-1.7
(Passing through Chennai) will remain down during repeater replacement activity."