Lebanese Network Restores Service Following Attack on Base Station Controller
Published on: 12th Jan 2012
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Lebanese mobile network operator, Alfa says that it has been able to resume its network in Chekka, Anfeh and Herri.
The company says that the owner of the land in Kefraya where the main station controlling the base stations is based deliberately damaged the equipment, then blocked repair teams from accessing the site.
The Alfa technical teams have installed a mobile station (COW) to supply these areas in the meantime.
The company added that it is considering action against the land owner.
Alfa is a state-owned mobile network, operated under license by Orascom Telecom.