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Topic: Cell service North of Brandon
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4/13/2017 7:56:22 PM
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Cell service North of Brandon

So apparently no one north of #1 to the park from the Saskatchewan border to Minnedosa hasn't had wireless or internet today.  
I heard that a contractor hit a line and basically everything shut down.  
We now have sporadic wireless.  
The internet is not working.  
Anyone else encountering this.

Edited by admin, 2017-04-13 21:02:52. Reason: change of title to be descriptive of topic


4/13/2017 8:11:03 PM
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Jul 2005
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hit and miss

lots of people from Hamiota posting all day.


4/13/2017 8:16:38 PM
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Jan 2010
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If you check MTS website it was home internet and all wireless services (phone, data, texting) for a good part of the day in Virden, Hamiota, Russell, Griswold, Manitou, Morden and many more. The website still lists all places so maybe it isn't fixed in all areas yet.


4/13/2017 8:33:58 PM
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Jul 2005
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posts all day from Hamiota friends on facebook.  
And Virden too, which would kind of be half and half North of #1, at least there new industrial area.  
Edited by Brenda, 2017-04-13 20:35:23


4/13/2017 8:50:56 PM
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Oct 2014
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Alexander as well

No Internet all day in Alexander too


4/13/2017 9:09:59 PM
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May 2012
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Back on in Minnedosa

No internet in Minnedosa today until this afternoon. A


4/14/2017 7:33:59 AM
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Mar 2017
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Was visiting family between Hamiota and Birtle and had no internet on mine or mom's phone for most of the day. Everyone else we spoke to said the same they couldn't access anything. Never heard why the outage however.


4/14/2017 7:38:24 AM
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Apr 2008
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Service alert - western Manitoba - internet and wireless  
Customers in the areas of Russell, Foxwarren, Hamiota, Manitou, Rossburn, Griswold, Roblin, Onanole, Elkhorn, and Shellmouth may be experiencing issues with HSPA service.  
LTE service is also impacted in the areas of Russell, Hamiota, Virden, Rossburn, Morden, Onanole, Shellmouth, and Oak Lake.  
High Speed Internet service in Russell, Virden, Foxwarren, Hamiota, Manitou, Rossburn, Morden, Griswold, Roblin, Onanole, Erickson, Shellmouth, and Elkhorn is also affected.  
We are working to restore service as quickly as possible.  
Please see for updates.  
Our technicians are onsite and working to repair the damage as soon as possible. We thank customers in these communities for their patience and apologize for any inconvenience.  
Edited by CarolynJ, 2017-04-14 07:38:58


4/14/2017 7:41:42 AM
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Apr 2008
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not working either.  
Local Services  
Customers in the areas of Alexander, Rivers, Rapid City, Souris, Hartney and Elgin may be experiencing issues with home phone service. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible.


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