23 Jan 2017

"Rush" of internet activity in Marshalls after 3-week blackout

From , 7:01 am on 23 January 2017

Marshall Islanders have exploded back into life on the internet after a virtual blackout for more than three weeks.

Internet access had been severely limited while repairs were carried out on the country's submarine cable.

Marshall Islands correspondent Giff Johnson told Jo O'Brien about the response when it was switched on again

National Telecommunication Authority's satellite reception disks at its Majuro headquarters

Photo: Giff Johnson