Costa Rica: first hour after earthquake, 13 million phone calls registered

Posted on September 6, 2012 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Earthquake, TRAVEL

The first 60 minutes after the quake of 7.6 degrees this morning, users of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) made ​​13 million calls.

Chinchilla serious damage rule and calls for calm ICE reported involvement in GSM and 3G telephony and areas near the quake without light CNE ruled Pacific tsunami warning for rural Neighbors Sarapiquí isolated over bridge collapse

As reported by the ICE, communications that amount is four times the normal traffic.

This resulted in the saturation system.

Initially, 104 GSM and 202 3G base stations had problems due to the power cut. Most of these devices, which allow communications, are located in the central and northern Pacific. Read Article

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