Anacom working group proposes measures to protect networks from forest fires

Wednesday 30 May 2018 | 14:27 CET | News
A working group set up by Portugal's National Communications Authority (Anacom) has identified 27 measures to protect telecommunications networks better in the event of forest fires. The implementation of these measures is expected to reduce the impact of fires on telecommunications infrastructure, Anacom said. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Altice Europe / Anacom / Meo / Nos / NOS / Nowo / Oni / Vodafone
Countries: Portugal
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Anacom proposes measures to protect telecom networks during fires

Published 01 Feb 2019 14:40 CET | Portugal
The group also concluded that a reduction in the value of spectrum charges will be an incentive for the use of wireless links. In ...

Portuguese government pushes for greater use of underground telecom ducts

Published 17 Sep 2018 13:57 CET | Portugal
Altice Portugal has committed to bury about 1,000 kilometers of cables to avoid damage in emergency situations such as fires, the ...

Portugal proposes increased security measures to combat network failures

Published 18 Jul 2018 12:50 CET | Portugal
Portugal's National Communications Authority (Anacom) has launched a 30-day public consultation  on a draft Regulation on the ...

Nowo offers mobile telephony without triple-play

Published 12 Jun 2018 13:28 CET | Portugal
Portuguese telecoms operator Nowo is offering customers a mobile communications service without having to sign up for a ...

Anacom to tell operators to give customers more information such as contract tie-in expiry

Published 06 Jun 2018 13:12 CET | Portugal
Portugal's National Communications Authority (Anacom) has announced a draft decision requiring operators to submit information ...

Altice Portugal tests emergency messaging service

Published 21 May 2018 15:09 CET | Portugal
Altice Portugal has taken part in a civil protection exercise in Montemuro where the SMS emergency messaging service was tested. ...

Altice Portugal says only 0.3% of customers affected by fires still unconnected

Published 29 Mar 2018 14:28 CET | Portugal
Altice Portugal has defended its record on reconnecting customers affected by fires, after comments from the regulator Anacom. ...

Some 4,600 Portuguese affected by fires still without telecom services

Published 16 Mar 2018 11:55 CET | Portugal
About 4,600 customers affected by the fires of 2017 still do not yet have a telecom service, industry regulator Anacom said, ...

Anacom says 'incomprehensible' services not fully restored in fire areas

Published 01 Mar 2018 14:59 CET | Portugal
The president of Portugal's National Communications Authority (Anacom), Joao Cadete de Matos, said it is "unacceptable" that ...

Altice says services restored for 99.5% of clients affected by fires

Published 27 Feb 2018 15:26 CET | Portugal
Altice Portugal announced that 99.5 percent of its clients affected by the October fires have had their services restored, ...

Altice says communications network rebuilt in areas affected by fires

Published 02 Feb 2018 12:31 CET | Portugal
Altice Portugal said that 100 percent of its communications network has been rebuilt and that all counties affected by the fires ...

Vodafone Portugal backs start-up Smart Forest to prevent fires

Published 21 Dec 2017 16:02 CET | Portugal
Smart Forest, a Portuguese start-up working on ways to prevent forest fires, has started to be implement a pilot project in ...

Vodafone donates firefighting vehicle in Portugal

Published 07 Dec 2017 09:52 CET | Portugal
Vodafone Portugal and the Portuguese Football Federation have formalized the purchase of a forest fire-fighting vehicle that will ...

Meo to waive charges for 3 months for customers affected by fires

Published 02 Nov 2017 13:11 CET | Portugal
Meo has announced that it will not charge customers for services that have been affected by the recent fires for three months, ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

22 Jul NOS Q2 2019
22 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
23 Jul Megacable Q2 2019
23 Jul Calix Q2 2019
23 Jul Iridium Q2 2019
23 Jul Snap Q2 2019
23 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2019
23 Jul Vodafone AGM
24 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2019
24 Jul Netgear Q2 2019
24 Jul Telekom Slovenije Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2019
24 Jul AT&T Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2019
24 Jul F5 Networks fiscal Q3
24 Jul Altigen Communications fiscal Q3
24 Jul Facebook Q2 2019
24 Jul Line Q2 2019
24 Jul KPN Q2 2019
24 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2019
24 Jul Technicolor H1 results
25 Jul Comcast Q2 2019
25 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2019
25 Jul Orange Q2 2019
25 Jul Alphabet Q2 2019
25 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2019
25 Jul Maxlinear Q2 2019
25 Jul Telefonica Q2 2019
25 Jul Amazon Q2 2019
25 Jul Smith Micro Q2 2019
::: More Calendar Items