Thousands Proximus customers without Internet and telephony after vandalism




Thousands Proximus customers are without internet and telephone connections after the weekend by vandals styled break-ins at facilities of the provider and cables. Also alarm systems and payment systems are offline.

Last Saturday was broken into Proximus buildings in Gosselies Montignies-sur-Sambre. The perpetrators would not have stolen, but have cut several cables. “Our engineers went to the places when the alarm went off and restore the connections to the” Proximus spokesman Jan Margot says at RTL-TVI.

Thousands of customers includes the towns of Nivelles, Gosselies and Ransart would sit without telephony or Internet. The connection in the course of Sunday would have already been restored for some, but others could still be days problems. Would payment of several banks Besides consumers offline and would alarm systems in the region no longer function. About the circumstances surrounding the acts of hooliganism Nothing further is known. Proximus was formerly known as Belgacom, the name change was in March announced .


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