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Over half of Ukrainian base stations offline after attacks on power infrastructure

25 Nov 2022

Ukraine’s State Service of Special Communications & Information Protection (SSSCIP) reported that as of yesterday morning (24 November) over half of base stations in the country’s mobile networks were not working, as Russia continued attacking Ukrainian power infrastructure nationwide with airstrikes.

SSSCIP representative Volodymyr Kondrashov, cited by, stated: ‘As of 9am today, November 24, about 44% of the base stations of mobile operators are operating in Ukraine from the total number of base stations that were before the full-scale invasion.’

Apart from Kherson region and Russian-occupied territories, the regions with the worst statistics as of yesterday morning were: Mykolaiv (9% of base stations working), Kirovograd (13.7%), Poltava (15%), Odessa (15.2%) and Kharkiv (16.4%). The highest working base station percentages were in: Sumy (89.6%), Chernivtsi (76%), Transcarpathian (73%), Lviv (72%) and Cherkasy (69%).

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