Estonia’s government has summoned the heads of Estonian Telecom, the local mobile and fixed-line units owned by TeliaSonera, Sweden’s largest telephone company, to explain two nationwide disruptions to its services within two weeks, reported Bloomberg.
Mobile services of EMT, the largest operator in Estonia, were disrupted for about an hour before noon yesterday due to a core network problem and didn’t return to normal for another 6 hours, EMT spokeswoman Kaja Sepp said late yesterday in a phone interview from Tallinn.
Fixed-line unit Elion said on Nov. 17 its services were interrupted for more than an hour across the country, affecting a “big share” of clients, due to a core network problem. The company said on Nov. 19 the problem stemmed from faulty software on two routers, adding it was an “extraordinary” event in Elion’s and its predecessor’s 20-year history.
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