Central Swedish forest fire hits telecoms services

Friday 8 August 2014 | 11:39 CET | News
Swedish postal and telecoms regulator PTS said the on-going forest fire that began in the central Vastmanland county on 31 July has left about 350-400 subscribers without fixed telephony services, mainly because the blaze has left the area without electricity. About 100 broadband customers are also affected, and there has been mobile telephony disruption. PTS said operators are working on resolving existing problems and preventive measures such as securing power back-up for equipment in the area.

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