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Swiss cabinet steps up measures to ensure emergency mobile calls during power cuts

Monday 7 December 2020 | 10:53 CET | News
The Swiss government wants to guarantee access to emergency call services through the mobile network even in the event of a blackout. In the longer term, the Federal Council aims to maintain the provision of voice and mobile data services throughout the country, even during power outages. These goals must be included in the ordinance on telecommunications services, it said.

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