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Dutch mobile operators unite against spate of antenna attacks

Tuesday 14 April 2020 | 09:19 CET | News
Dutch mobile operators KPN, T-Mobile and VodafoneZiggo have seen several antennas set on fire in the past week. Sites in Liessel, Beesd, Rotterdam and Nuenen were without service as a result. The operators warned in a joint statement that this kind of sabotage can mean the 112 emergency service is not available in a certain area. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KPN / T-Mobile Netherlands / VodafoneZiggo
Countries: Netherlands
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