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Telecel Simulates in the Azores Transition for Year 2000

Telecel will simulate the passage for the year 2000 in its network in the Azores, after 11.30 PM (local time) from the night of 30th to 31st July. This simulation, taking place in a real environment, is aimed to test compliance of telecommunications network and information systems, having in mind the millennium information bug.

This simulation will end a wide assessment process over the impacts of the problem and extensive tests, started in Telecel October 1997, with the creation of a enterprise wide workgroup, to assure all systems, equipments and products are compliant with specifications for year 2000.