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R mobile service disrupted, blames Vodafone

Tuesday 27 December 2016 | 12:04 CET | News
Spanish operator R suffered a major mobile service outage on 23-24 December. Customers were unable to make or receive calls or access the internet. The provider has since resolved the problem and apologised to customers, saying it will offer compensation. While R did not initially give a reason for the service disruption, it later blamed a massive stream of SMS sent by Vodafone to customers. Vodafone responded with a statement rejecting the accusation. The company said it conducted a technical analysis and found that it was not possible for the volume of SMS sent from its network to R to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: R / Vodafone
Countries: Spain
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