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ITU deploys satellite communication equipment in Philippines

Thursday 14 November 2013 | 05:10 CET | News
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has dispatched emergency telecommunications equipment to areas severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore through the Visayas region of central Philippines making landfall five times in the provinces of Eastern Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Panay Island and Palawan. The satellite equipment provided by ITU to the Philippine authorities will help ensure that essential telecommunications services can be provided through satellite, to enable support for search and rescue services as well as the need for families to re-establish contacts. ITU has deployed 50

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Inmarsat / Iridium / ITU / Qualcomm / Thuraya
Countries: Philippines
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