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Mystery foam fills the streets after earthquake strikes Japan

Mystery foam fills the streets after earthquake strikes Japan A strange sea of bubbles filled streets in a southern Japanese city in the early hours of Saturday morning, after an earthquake and several aftershocks rattled the south of the country.In the Tenjin area of Fukuoka city, motorists and pedestrians made their way through the foamy mess after it spilled out onto the streets.

2degrees gets network back on track for earthquake affected areas

2degrees gets network back on track for earthquake affected areas 5 magnitude earthquake that struck near Hamner Springs in the early hours of Monday morning has taken a massive toll on New Zealand.Since the initial quake, there have been two confirmed deaths, reportedly more than 20 injuries and more than 1400 aftershocks.

NZ earthquake: Kiwi tels join forces for Kaikoura revery

NZ earthquake: Kiwi tels join forces for Kaikoura revery The disaster earthquake that struck New Zealand yesterday damaged a major fibre optic cable that runs from the top of the South Island, along State Highway 1 through Clarence and Kaikoura, to Christchurch.Today, Spark is looking at following in Vodafone’s footsteps and installing a microwave backhaul link to improve mobile connectivity further.

Spark waives early termination & moving fees for quake-affected customers

Spark waives early termination & moving fees for quake-affected customers “For those people it must be a hugely stressful time, and the news they may need to move is always devastating.We think the most important thing we can do is help make this process as smooth as we can at our end, and waiving fees is the right thing to do,” he says.

Statistics NZ resume data releases following delay caused by earthquakes

Statistics NZ resume data releases following delay caused by earthquakes The earthquake also caused damaged to the organisation’s Wellington office, Statistics House.In the meantime, some Statistics NZ staff will go into a temporary office in the HP Building in Gilmer Terrace in Wellington.

Govt gives tel industry props for restoration efforts following quakes

Govt gives tel industry props for restoration efforts following quakes In a statement, Communications Minister Amy Adams has thanked the industry for returning services close to pre-quake levels.As a consequence of the quakes, a key fibre backbone running along the Kaikoura coast was disrupted at multiple locations.