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Alexandria fire partially cuts Egypt’s internet, phone calls

June 4, 2014 11:32 am

Telecom Egypt (TE) has said the country’s internet and telephone services have resumed after a partial interruption earlier yesterday, Ahram has reported. Egypt’s fixed-line monopoly operator announced earlier on Tuesday that its data and call services had been partially interrupted nationwide, due to a fault in one of its fibre cables. According to a TE official source, the cable was disconnected after a blaze in the communications centre in Alexandria, which affects the services of the country’s mobile operators, mainly Mobinil and Etisalat.