Saturday, January 3, 2009

"Phone Service to Gaza Cut Off"

Phone Service to Gaza Cut Off

January 3, 2009

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Message received from the Palestine Telecommunications Company:

"I would like to inform everyone that Paltel Infrastructure is severely damaged in Gaza. All means of communication with the Gaza Strip will be highly affected and may totally cut off. This will include PALTEL, Hadara, and Jawwal Mobile services.

We are experiencing loss of fuel, infrastructure damage by missiles, towers hit by rockets...

Our technical staff are unable to fix the damages due to the delicate situation especially after the death of 3 employees while on duty, and dozens hurt from shrapnel.

Our teams are working around the clock...

We hope that this nightmare will end, and we wish safety for everyone."