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Press release from CNW Group

Statement from Bell Aliant

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Statement from Bell Aliant14:07 EDT Thursday, September 29, 2011HALIFAX, Sept. 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Service has been restored to customers in New Brunswick after disruption of telephone service earlier today. Bell Aliant kept the Department of Public Safety in New Brunswick informed throughout the outage.Service was restored at 1:30 p.m.Bell Aliant's network operates with a built in redundancy or a backup system that limits the potential for service impacts. This morning a fibre cut in Northern New Brunswick necessitated us switching to our back up system.The redundancy system worked intermittently. We are investigating the exact cause of the issue with the switch over.Bell Aliant apologizes to customers for any inconvenience.For further information: Sarah Levy 902-240-9375 Sarah.levy@bellaliant.ca