SANA'A March 29.2023 (Saba) -10 billion and 925 million dollars, equivalent to 6 trillion and 550 million Yemeni riyals, recorded initial material losses, according to a report published by the ministry on March 25, 2023.
The share of the General Telecommunications Corporation is 2 billion dollars, the General Post Authority is 609 million and 757 thousand dollars, and the “Teleyemen” company is one billion, 681 million and 421 thousand dollars.
The destruction affected 2106 communication and postal facilities, and in the statistics of "Eye of Humanity" and the legal status "488-617" networks and communication stations.
In terms of raids, the share of the communications sector was 2760 raids, in which 79 martyrs were killed, and the infrastructure of the Public Telecommunications Corporation 1251 raids, or 45% of the total raids on the telecommunications sector, and the General Post Authority 79 raids.
Those raids caused the destruction of 706 facilities completely and 400 facilities partially, including 27 postal facilities directly, 20 postal facilities were partially damaged, and 141 sites and towers belonging to the " Teleyemen" company were targeted in 19 governorates.
Meanwhile, the closure and suspension of 862 telecommunications and postal facilities, which caused the isolation of 114 Yemeni villages and cities from the world, and the inability of 1,642 facilities affiliated with the Communications Corporation to benefit from communication and Internet services, and the deprivation of one million and 271 thousand Yemenis from communication and Internet services.
The aggression also prevented the re-operation of the destroyed communication stations and sites, and thwarted the restoration of service to the affected areas, either by continuing to ban equipment and communication systems of civilian use and preventing their entry into Yemen or by re-targeting the sites that have been restored to service.
Not to mention preventing the use of marine internet cables: the Aden-Djibouti submarine cable and the submarine cable (AAE-1) and its landing station in Aden, and preventing the installation and operation of the cable (SMW5) and its unloading station in Hodeidah owned by Yemeni Telecom after it became operational.
The forces of aggression detained 104 communication stations, 7 million mobile phone sim cards, and 20 containers carrying communications and messaging equipment and supplies.
resource : SABA
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