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Copper wire thieves souring LIME's business, company demands security ministry action
2013-10-03 16:42:16 | (0 Comments)
Jerome Reynolds, Staff Reporter
Telecommunications provider LIME is calling for the intervention of the police and the Ministries of National Security and Industry and Commerce as the company's infrastructure continues to be targeted by thieves.
In recent weeks, unscrupulous persons have been cutting down LIME’s cables for the copper wire.
It is believed that the copper wires are being stolen for the scrap metal trade.
The company says it has to find about $2 million each time cables are stolen.
Corporate Communications Manager at LIME Elon Parkinson stresses that the company is gravely concerned about the impact of the thefts on the its business.
Parkinson points out that customers are put at a disadvantage and the company loses revenue.
He says LIME wants to see clear action from the authorities to stem the theft of its copper wires.
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