Norway PT urges steps to ensure power to telecoms grid

Monday 30 April 2012 | 13:11 CET | News
Norwegian telecoms regulator PT and the country's waterways and energy authority NVE have written a joint letter to network operators to collaborate to resolve power supply challenges, following the problems caused by Storm Dagmar in December 2011. They said the storm caused NOK 450 million losses in terms of missed electricity suppy. Dagmar affected 570,000 electricity customers, and around 30,000 were left without telephone services and 12,000 without broadband. It said 730 mobile base stations were affected. Some 10,000 customers still had no electricity two days later. PT and NVE asked

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