Telecom Namibia says elephants damage fibre cable near Khorixas

Monday 21 January 2019 | 09:07 CET | News
Telecom Namibia says a herd of elephants has left customers without fixed and mobile services by partially damaging the fibre cable between Omatjete and Khorixas on 17 January. The damaged cores carry Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) and the Universal Backhauling (UBH) link between Omatjete and Khorixas. The operator said there is no TN Mobile coverage in the Khorixas, Omatjete and Okombahe areas, and services will be down until all the fibre cores carrying traffic have been spliced.

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Companies: Telecom Namibia
Countries: Namibia
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