The result is that internet services have been intermittent as carriers scramble to seek alternative routes.
Currently, big carriers like Safaricom are relying on the government-owned National Optic Fiber Internet Backbone (NOFBI).
Telkom Kenya has already reportedly come back on line and KDN is said to have told clients it expects to be back up in about two hours time.
Players have renewed their calls for a bill imposing stiff penalties on vandals and careless road contractors who cut crucial infrastructure like telecommunication and power lines.
As soon as it is passed, telcos are said to be waiting to swoop down on contractors with a vengeance.
Also said to be affected was the Reuters Currency Dealing System at local banks which crippled trade with the Shilling exchanging at around 82.40 to the dollar.
Some banks reported downtime on their ATMs.