KZN Floods Shut Down 500 MTN Websites – •

MTN confirmed on Tuesday that 500 of its websites have shut down because of the ongoing floods in some elements of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

In response to Unbiased Media, the South African cellular telecommunications firm mentioned that the floods have prompted a number of injury to infrastructure and have prompted energy outages within the province.

“The flooding within the KZN area has prompted energy outages at lots of our websites, and whereas we’ve battery back-up at most of the websites, these batteries have been depleted,” Jacqui O’Sullivan, MTN SA’s spokesperson, mentioned.

Areas which were impacted by the outage embrace Durban South, South Coast, Umlazi, Amanzimtoti, Ballito, and Salt Rock, based on the large community supplier.

O’Sullivan mentioned that their main problem is attending to the impacted areas in the mean time as a result of the roads are flooded.

The floods have additionally prompted an uproar on social media with a number of photos and movies of automobiles floating within the water. The hashtag #KZNFloods has been trending prime of the tendencies checklist on Twitter on Tuesday.

“We all know these affected want to have the ability to contact their households and buddies. Entry to connectivity is our precedence and we’re deploying all doable assets to help,” O’Sullivan mentioned.

O’Sullivan added that the corporate’s clients ought to relaxation assured that its technicians are working to revive connectivity within the affected areas.

By Zintle Nkohla 

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