Update on service outage in Rio Claro/ Mayaro

Trinidad - TSTT wishes to advise that service to over 1500 customers in Rio Claro / Mayaro has been restored at 4:45pm. TSTT's cables in Rio Claro / Mayaro were cut by vandals earlier this morning interrupting phone, Internet and Cellular service to customers Mayaro. Cumberbatch, Galeota, Mafeking, Balata, Manzanilla, Rio Claro and environs.

TSTT personnel were alerted to a problem on the network in Rio Claro / Mayaro shortly after 4.00 AM this morning and upon investigating, discovered that a major fibre optic cable had been cut by a sharp instrument.

The company's maintenance personnel were mobilised to restore service to customers in the shortest possible time.

TSTT thanks customers for their patience regrets and again encourages anyone with information about the person(s) responsible for this act of vandalism to report this to the police or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIPS.