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The Dutch are investigating the cause of the network outage telecom, KPN, minister of Justice

FILE PHOTO: KPN’s head office is in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – the british Secretary of state for Justice, Ferd Grapperhaus, on Tuesday said that the government will launch an investigation as to how a failure in the telecom and Royal KPN, the knock-out of the national emergency service number for a couple of hours.

The study will seek to determine “how, in this case, it may have been company, and as to why the back-ups didn’t do it right,” Grapperhaus, wrote in a letter to the national assembly.

A failure of KPN’s backbone networks on Monday morning, the ambulance, police, fire department and emergency for four hours.

Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Peter Graff

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