Power outage disrupts BT services in parts of Sussex
Thousands of BT customers in Sussex have had their telephone and internet services disrupted by a power outage.
Services in Eastbourne, Polegate, Hailsham and parts of Brighton were affected by a power supply problem at BT's Eastbourne exchange at 09:00 GMT
Lines to three hospitals in Sussex were among those affected.
A spokeswoman for BT said power had been restored to the exchange and services were expected to resume by 15:00 GMT.
Lines to the Royal Sussex County Hospital and the Queen Alexandra Children's Hospital and the Eastbourne District General Hospital were among those affected.