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ITU deploys emergency telecom equipment in Myanmar

Tuesday 18 August 2015 | 23:03 CET | News
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has deployed emergency telecommunication equipment in Myanmar following severe floods which submerged more than 200,000 acres of farmland, damaging essential infrastructure and thousands of homes. The emergency equipment deployed by ITU includes Iridium satellite phones, Inmarsat satellite terminals (Broadband Global Area Networks), accessories and laptops to support rescue and relief coordination efforts. ITU has deployed emergency telecommunication equipment this year in Malawi, Vanuatu, The Federated States of Micronesia, Mozambique, Nepal,

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ITU
Countries: Myanmar
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