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GTT fixing Internet, telephone outage on West Demerara

Last Updated on Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 14:35 by Denis Chabrol

Technicians of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) were Wednesday working feverishly to restore Internet, landline and mobile phone services to the West Coast Demerara, a company spokeswoman said.

She said the service has been down since 8 O’clock Tuesday night. The telecommunications company said it suspects sabotage of the submarine cable between Craig, East Bank Demerara and Vriesland, West Bank Demerara.

“Our technicians are on-site and are working to restore service as soon as possible. Call 0908 or email [email protected] if you have information related to this widespread disruption We apologize for this unnecessary inconvenience,” she said.

The affected West Demerara villages are:

1. Vreed-en-Hoop
2. Best
3. Windsor Forest
4. Fellowship
5. Cornella Ida/ Anna Catherina
6. Leonora/ Uitvlugt
7. ZEEBURG
8. Meten-Meer-Zorg
9. Tuschen
10. Parika
11. Wales