Storm Simone disrupts phone services in southern Sweden

Tuesday 29 October 2013 | 10:46 CET | News
Swedish postal and telecoms regulator PTS said Storm Simone has hit telephony services in the south of Sweden. The storm reached Sweden on 28 October and has led to mobile telephony disruption in Halland, Kronoberg, Jonkoping, Skane and Kalmar counties in particular. Some 35,000 customer are without a fixed line service, too, about 20,000 of them in Skane. Most of the service disruptions were caused by electricity cuts, probably as a result of falling trees damaging cables. Service providers have begun dispatching engineers and supplying reserve power.

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