Hormuud Telecom network out of action

9 Jun 2008

The network of Somali cellular service provider Hormuud Telecommunication Company has been damaged by shelling in the capital Mogadishu. Local news agency APA-Mogadishu says that Somali-Ethiopian forces destroyed the Bakara market in the capital which is the site of Hormuud Telecom’s headquarters building. ‘A heavy shell landed on our company, it destroyed many devices including the transmission device which caused all cell phone service to be idle in Mogadishu today,’ said Abdi Rashid Ali of Hormuud Telecom.

Somalia, Hormuud Telecom (HorTel)