The very bad weather over the past few days has caused serious damage. Also underwater.
Telenor's coverage manager Björn Amundsen says on Saturday morning that there was a break in a submarine cable under Napstraumen. This has led to many people being deprived of mobile phone and internet coverage.
– The separation is between Knapp and Horn. A ship arrived at Knapp on Thursday, but because of the weather they were unable to start work. Now they were up and running, but they ran into a problem. There are a number of rotating ropes above the fiber cable and they do not reach the fiber cable because of these ropes. The boat crew is now trying to reach the owner of the ropes to move them. Amundsen, who hopes it won't be long before the ropes are moved, says they can't do more until the ropes are moved.
It is common for net lines to be stored at sea, but they must be reported to the Fisheries Directorate. It's been done in this case.
Amundsen says the following stations are out of order.
This also means that many of them also lack DAB signals.
In addition, the Skomvær Lighthouse is also down.
-This fault is more complex than the fault at Napstraumen. Signals are transmitted via a wireless link from Sørvågen to Røst and from there to Skomvær. Here too the weather stopped us. “But we hope to be able to fly on Tuesday to correct the error,” says Amundsen.
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