TMCNet:  Fallen lines hit Eircom customers ; storms [Eire Region] [Mirror (UK)]

[February 02, 2013]

Fallen lines hit Eircom customers ; storms [Eire Region] [Mirror (UK)]

(Mirror (UK) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) THE severe weather has hit Eircom's network hard, the company said yesterday.

It revealed there were more than 5,800 faults reported, with 3,000 of those coming on Thursday after lightning storms shook the country on Wednesday night.

On Thursday more than 1,700 customers had their broadband and telephone services restored.

The company said that since Monday over 6,500 faults had been repaired.

Eircom crews are now set to work through the weekend to fix the extensive damage, with all available technicians diverted to the task.

The company also reminded customers faults could be logged on or through the service line 1901.

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