Storm affects 350,000 telecom connections in Romania

Friday 22 September 2017 | 12:24 CET | News
Romanian operators Orange, Vodafone, Telekom Mobile (former Cosmote) and RCS & RDS have reported to the telecommunications authority Ancom that more than 350,000 mobile and fixed connections were affected by the violent storm that hit the west and north of the country on 17 September, writes local publication Hotnews.ro. The connections were affected by the malfunctions of fixed and mobile telephony services, data transmission services and internet access services in the counties of Alba, Arad, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Caras Severin, Cluj, Hunedoara, Maramures, Salaj and Timis.

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Categories: General
Companies: Cosmote / Orange / RCS & RDS / Vodafone
Countries: Romania
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