It Is Now Clear That Our Rather Non-Resilient Telecommunications Infrastructure Is A Problem For Digital Health and A Lot More Besides.

This appeared a day or so ago.Increasing fire threat to vulnerable telecommunications networksBy Fergus Hunter and Zoe SamiosJanuary 11, 2020 — 12.00amAustralia's unprecedented bushfire crisis has exposed the vulnerability of phone and internet networks, prompting Communications Minister Paul Fletcher to warn telecommunications giants to prepare for increasingly severe disasters.As dozens of mobile towers went dark during this summer's catastrophic bushfires, people have been cut off from contact with emergency services and in some cases unable to pay for essential supplies. Telcos have scrambled to bolster their networks and respond to the outages, rolling out satellite trucks, portable reception towers and restoring disabled mob ile base stations.Telstra is working to get telecommunications back up and running in fire-ravaged communities in Victoria.Telstra revealed its network experienced "critical damage" as 36 mobile towers were knocked out in bushfires in rapidly-changing... This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: Neurologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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Source: NHS Networks - Category: UK Health Source Type: news
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