TelEm Group Fixed and Mobile data services back online following lightning strike Wednesday night. | SMN News

 PHILIPSBURG:— TelEm Group Fixed-line data and LTE mobile data services are back online this morning (Thursday) after a lightning strike damaged power equipment at the Smitcoms building, Harbour View, Wednesday night.

The services became affected shortly after 8:30 pm, in the height of Wednesday’s lightning storm and torrential downpour.

According to TelEm Group CEO, Mr. Kendall Dupersoy, several systems were affected and technicians and engineers worked diligently to restore first a downed server so that internet connections could resume, and on Thursday morning, restoration of LTE mobile data.

“The thing with lightning is you never know where it is going to strike.

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