ElTel helps restore Telenor services in Laerdal after fire

Friday 31 January 2014 | 13:30 CET | News
ElTel Networks said it was instrumental in the restoration of Telenor Norway's services in Laerdal after the fire there in the early hours of 18 January. ElTel quickly mobilised crews from other parts of the country to restore communications services to the victims of the fire and the emergency response personnel. Director of coverage at Telenor, Bjorn Amundsen, said he counted seven ElTel cars in the village. At times, there were as many technicians working as there was room for in and around the centre, he said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Eltel Networks / Telenor Norway
Countries: Norway
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