SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 5 February 2023, Sunday |

Will the internet be suspended since midnight till 7am?

Minister of Communications in the caretaker government, Talal Hawat, denied what has been circulated on some electronic news sites and social media that “the Ministry of Communications will permanently cut off the internet service starting next month from 12 pm until 7 am permanently.” ”, and the audio message attributed to the Director General of Ogero, Imad Kreidieh.

Hawat affirmed, “This news is totally false, and that he is trying with all his energy through contacts with the Minister of Energy Raymond Ghajar, and with private companies to secure diesel to the transmission stations, thus avoiding the interruption of the internet and communication services.”

He called for “not stirring up confusion among citizens in the matter of communications and to derive information from the media data of the Ministry of Communications.”