Ukraine’s mobile operator Kyivstar warns about possible problems with mobile connection in central Kyiv due to the breakdown of cellular tower in the burnt Trade Unions House on the Maidan,” said Mykhailo Shuranov, the Director of Corporate Relations, to Interfax news agency.
As of the morning of February 19, the connection in general worked fine. “However, due to the complete shutdown of the tower in the House of Trade Unions, the damage to fiber-optic lines and, consequently, the lack of communication with several surrounding towers there is a possibility of a weaker signal,” said Shuranov.
He also added that the technical staff is doing everything possible to maintain the connection. As is known, during the last night clashes between the protesters and the police, the Trade Unions House of was set ablaze and the fire still has not been put out.
Translated by Oksana Poliakova, edited by Mariana Budjeryn