Could You Survive Without The Internet For 11+ Days?

Author:Mr Peter Vogel
Profession:Foley & Lardner
 
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The Washington Times reported the Pacific island of "Tonga was plunged into virtual darkness 11 days ago when the fiber-optic cable was severed. Initially people lost access to the internet almost entirely and couldn't even make international phone calls." The January 30, 2019 report entitled "Reboot: Tonga hopes to restore internet access by weekend" included these comments:

Authorities in Tonga said Thursday they're hoping people will be able to visit Facebook and YouTube again by the weekend as experts repair the vital undersea cable that connects the Pacific nation to the rest of the world.

Tonga was plunged into virtual darkness 11 days ago when the fiber-optic cable was severed. Initially people lost access to the internet almost entirely and couldn't even make...

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