The WhatsApp message with rumors about shutting down access to the Internet was spread by an unknown woman, which Kazakh officials denied, Daryo correspondent in Kazakhstan reports with reference to BizMedia.
According to uknown woman, there will be no Internet access from April 26 to May 10. She also warned users of electronic cash registers to start operating with calculators and scales and urged residents who have money on bank cards to withdraw cash.
The Department of Digital Technologies of Pavlodar region denied this statement. Experts said that the telecommunications of all telecom operators are working normally. Officials recommended the public to seek information from official sources only.
Svetlana Shesterneva, Almaty