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originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
a reply to: daaskapital
Didn't people say that cell phone coverage has been cut?
Or did he speak to the hostage prior to that?
No disruption to mobile services in the city
This is from Deputy Technology Editor Ben Grubb: Despite Channel Seven reports that mobile phone services have been shut down in the CBD at the request of police this is not the case. "There is no disruption to Optus' mobile network in the Sydney CBD. Customers' voice and data services are operational," an Optus spokeswoman said. Telstra and Vodafone spokespeople would not comment, although it's understood they have not shut down services either. The issues may be related to congestion from people posting photos to social media using the mobile networks and making calls at the same time. NSW Police is yet to comment on whether it is using any mobile phone jamming equipment, although use of such equipment is illegal unless approved by the communications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
originally posted by: Walsh
As much as the Muslim Umma (nation) this has been our stance for a long time . ... their is no room for Extremist in Islam . period
originally posted by: gorsestar
I remember someone telling me what a delightful place this was without guns.