Hurricane season starts June 1: Carriers harden networks

Ian Mason nanog at ian.co.uk
Thu May 29 18:41:44 CDT 2008


On 27 May 2008, at 22:18, Sean Donelan wrote:

>
> The official spokespeople don't mention it, but there is also a  
> tendency for local officials to divert fuel delivery trucks for  
> their use instead
> of maintaining communication facilities.
>
>

Some years ago we managed to get the UK government emergency planning  
folks to actually factor this into their plans so that communications  
fuel supplies get adequate priority. In fact we even planned for some  
highly unlikely contingencies. Fortunately we haven't yet had a  
chance to find out if this planning actually works out in practice.

Ian




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