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Contractor snaps communications

August 22, 2014

  NAJRAN - The contractor of a project accidentally caused a shutdown of telecommunication services in Najran province from 11 a.m. Wednesday. Landline, mobile and Internet networks were all shut down. Director General of Information Affairs in Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Amjad Shaker said the contractor mistakenly cut off four cables during excavation and that repairs were expected to take about six hours. He said the repair teams had been working continuously since the disruption occurred.

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Source: Saudi Gazette, The

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