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KDDI Corp. said Saturday that its dedicated international lines for corporate communications and international data communications lines were restored by 12:45 p.m. Saturday, 36 hours after being suspended in the wake of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks on New York.

The problems affecting 235 dedicated lines for international voice, image and data transfer occurred when a generator in New York broke down at 6:37 a.m. Friday, after overheating due to the high volume of calls being placed to the United States.

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