In the Donetsk region, emergency and recovery crews resumed the work of base stations, due to disruptions in which mobile communication deteriorated.
According to Ukrinform, the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine reports in a Telegram.
According to the operative information of the State Special Communications Service, as of 19:00 on May 30, mobile operators detected a deterioration of communication in the Donetsk region and disruptions in the work of 185 base stations. The problems were caused by damage to the power line. With the coordination of the National Center for Operational and Technical Management of Telecommunications Networks (NCU) at the State Special Communications Service and thanks to the rapid response of emergency response teams, 92% of these base stations were restored in the shortest possible time.
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Over the weekend, Ukrtelecom’s repair and restoration crews returned Internet access services to subscribers in the settlements of Donetsk, Odesa, Mykolaiv and Kherson oblasts. In the west of the country, engineers eliminated the consequences of network accidents in the settlements of Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv regions.
The State Special Communications Service noted that in Donetsk region Ukrtelecom specialists are doing everything possible to maintain communication for local subscribers in the event of emergency power outages – the equipment works until the batteries or fuel for diesel generators are completely depleted.
Ukrtelecom has also completed the restoration of infrastructure damaged by Russian troops during the fighting in the Kyiv region. Working in coordination with the State Special Communications Service, the Armed Forces of Ukraine and units of the State Emergency Service since the beginning of April, the operator’s emergency crews carried out more than 100 repairs at their technological sites and made 126 trips to damaged communication lines. Engineers used about 4.5 thousand meters of new fiber-optic cable to restore access networks and replaced 20 units of decommissioned or completely destroyed station and line facilities. In total, the restored optical Internet network covers 35.2 thousand households in different districts of Kyiv region.
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As Ukrinform reported, on May 23, the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine announced the resumption of coverage in the village of Novovorontsovka, Kherson region, by the telecommunications company Vodafone.