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Australian govt to provide AUD 13 mln to Telstra, Optus, TPG to extend tower battery back-up

Friday 4 December 2020 | 09:02 CET | News
The Australian government will provide AUD 13.2 million to Telstra, Optus and TPG to extend the battery back up at 467 mobile phone towers to provide a minimum of 12 hours of back-up power. Mobile phone towers will be able to keep operating longer if the power goes out during or after natural disasters, Australia's minister of communications Paul Fletcher said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Optus / Telstra / TPG
Countries: Australia
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