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tvtransmitterResidents in the Ventnor area remain without TV, Radio or Mobile Phone signal this afternoon following a power failure at a nearby transmitter.

As reported on the Isle of Wight Breaking News Group this morning (Saturday), locals are unable to receive any Freeview channels, radio stations or mobile phone coverage – this has been the case for over 10 hours.

Island Echo understand around 5500 properties in the South East area of the Island have been effected.

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It is currently unknown when a normal service will resume, although technicians are on location at the remote transmitter.

UPDATE MONDAY @ 08:30 – Some residents in the Ventnor area remain without vital communication signals this morning, the third day of problems in the area.

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