For internet users in East and South East Asia, here are the estimated schedule to complete repairs to the damaged submarine cables off Taiwan:

The system of submarine cable SWM-3 (South East Asia - Middle East - Wastern Europe 3 Cable) will be repaired completely around 18-22 January 2007.

The system of submarine cable FLAG (Fiber optic Link Around the Globe Cable) (Tyco) will be repaired completely around 23 January 2007.

The system of submarine cable APCN (Asia Pacific Cable Network) will be repaired completely around the end of January 2007.

The system of submarine cable C2C (C2C Cable Network) will be repaired completely around the end of February 2007.

The above schedule might be changed depending on environment or weather conditions of the incident point.