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Massive network outage in Canada hits homes, ATMs and 911 emergency lines

Rogers, which dominates mobile and internet market, says teams working to restore service amid widespread disruptions

A major outage of mobile and internet networks caused widespread disruptions across Canada on Friday, affecting banks, police emergency lines and customers in the second outage to hit one of the country’s biggest telecom providers in 15 months.

Customers gathered at coffee shops and public libraries to access alternate networks, while financial institutions reported problems with everything from automated machines to cashless payment systems.

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