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Rotterdam tower fire takes out radio, DTT services

Wednesday 30 March 2016 | 17:21 CET | News
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Much of the Rotterdam area is without radio services, after a local broadcast tower caught fire. According to public broadcaster NOS, a maintenance technician was rescued by firefighters from the tower on the Waal harbour in Rotterdam South the morning of 30 March. The fire may have started in the transformer station at the foot of the tower. As a result of the fire, all commercial radio stations, some of the public stations and the DTT service Digitenne are not available in the area. A number of the mobile antennas on the tower are still running on battery power. The data centres near the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Digitenne / KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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