Phones on blink in Oban

Want to read more?

We value our content  and access to our full site is  only available with a  subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device In addition your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards

Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish)

Already a subscriber?

 

Subscribe Now

Difficulties for phone users in Oban were raised at the weekend.

Some people using mobiles to telephone certain landline numbers in the town were able to hear the other end but not be heard.

The China Restaurant in Stafford Street said on Facebook that people calling its landline using mobile phones had been affected for a time from Friday, and other businesses had reported the issue too.

BT confirmed today that the problem must have been on another company’s network as it had had no outages or issues reported in Oban.

It suggested anyone with an issue should report it to their landline provider who should be able to investigate.