Outages outside North America

Alex Bligh amb at gxn.net
Wed Feb 24 10:42:39 UTC 1999

> Since this is the North American list, I haven't been posting things
> about events outside of North America.  Are there operation lists
> tracking trans-oceanic cables outages and similar things?

ops at linx.net tends to cover UK outages as well as LINX (IXP) outages,
but is only for LINX members and staff.
> I haven't looked, but does Canada or the UK have the equivalent of
> the FCC outage reports and public analysis?  I'm guessing the cable
> didn't land in the USA because I didn't see anything hit the FCC
> about it.

The UK has no such "real time" report. OFTEL maintains some stats
available much after the event, but mostly in relation to switched

CANTAT-3 lands in Canada. Backhaul to the US is on CANUS-1 which
I believe is a Sprint/Teleglobe cable which lands in the same
place in Canada, and in NY the other end.

Alex Bligh
GX Networks (formerly Xara Networks)

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