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Ukraine war

Ukraine war effort sustained by unbroken internet lifeline

Local carriers and SpaceX's Starlink keep soldiers and civilians connected

Engineers repair damaged telecommunications infrastructure in Ukraine. (Photo courtesy of Lifecell)

TOKYO/LONDON -- Two months into its conflict with Russia, Ukraine has mostly succeeded in staying connected to the internet, thanks to wireless carriers working against the odds to patch their war-torn networks.

Engineers have been on the front lines of the conflict, repairing equipment and maintaining communications that are vital on both the battlefield and the civilian front.

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