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Media Statement: Canterbury earthquake


Media Statement: Canterbury earthquake

Telecom is working intensively to understand which services have been affected by today’s earthquake and get these restored as soon as possible.

Some network sites have been badly damaged and are not working, and others are operating on battery back up power.

To minimise the stress on the network and to conserve back-up power we ask people to only use their phones for emergency calls.

We will provide regular updates as more information becomes available.

Our thoughts are with the people of Canterbury.

ENDS

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