Telenor says Laerdalsoyri exchange burned down

Monday 20 January 2014 | 12:09 CET | News
Telenor said its exchange in Lærdalsoyri has burned down in a fire there in the early hours of 19 January, knocking out fixed voice and broadband services in the area. Mobile base stations are out of service in the area around the fire but reception is better a little further away. Other operators have also been affected, Telenor said. Portable generators were on the way, as was a vehicle with 2G, 3G and 4G mobile transceivers. Telenor said the destruction caused by the fire to its equipment is extensive and replacing it will be a major undertaking. It cannot estimate when this work will be

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telenor Norway
Countries: Norway
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