Dhiraagu restores internet services, announces service credits

Dhiraagu has repaired damage to its underwater cable that slowed internet in the Maldives to a crawl and affected some overseas phone calls, and announced the restoration of full service.

The cable suffered damage at a depth of 40 metres, 26 kilometres from the Sri Lankan coast, on April 18.

The company announced service credit to affected customers, including the waiving of rental for ADSL customers for the affected period.

TouchNet Postpaid customers will receive a free 20 percent data allowance until May 31, while TouchNet Prepaid customers will receive an additional allowance of 200mb until May 15.

Mobile internet users will receive an extra 20 percent allowance on any data packages until May 31.