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Border closure: Telecom operators warns of network disruptions

News Summed Up 2019-11-09 05:30:00

Ife OgunfuwaTelecom operators have warned that some regions in the country will experience communication disruptions due to the restrictions of trucks supplying diesel to transceiver base stations close to the border area. The operators, who are members of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, precisely said by midday Saturday, hub sites in Calabar area would be shut down due to lack of diesel. They said the directive of the Nigeria Customs Service on the movement of petroleum product around the border area was affecting telecommunications. The network operators said the directive had security implications. The association called for an immediate intervention of the NCC and the Federal Government as major hub sites might be affected.