Fiber cut in SF area

Charles Wyble charles at thewybles.com
Thu Apr 9 17:41:21 CDT 2009



Jared Mauch wrote:
> 
> On Apr 9, 2009, at 3:58 PM, Robert M. Enger wrote:
> 
>>
>> That AT&T has stopped provisioning protection fiber for automatic 
>> restoral is mind boggling.
>>
>> That our crack (or on crack) govt contracting/emergency-preparedness 
>> staff didn't demand protected facilities for 911 is another mind 
>> boggling issue.
> 
>     This costs $$$ and usually isn't a problem as there are other ways 
> to communicate.  The law-enforcement folks qualify for GETS so get 
> priority on wired/PSTN.  They can also get radio priority w/ WPS.
> 
>>

I didn't know about WPS.

http://policechiefmagazine.org/magazine/index.cfm?fuseaction=display_arch&article_id=839&issue_id=32006 


Interesting stuff.




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