Canada Fiber Cut?

Sameer Khosla skhosla at
Fri Jul 16 22:57:54 UTC 1999

I had customers from St. Catherines all the way to well out past oshawa
affected. A lot of voice connections outside the downtown core were
hit-and-miss, wherby after trying about 10 or so times, I could make the
call.  For the most part, things seemed to stable out at about 16:00 EDT.

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On Fri, 16 Jul 1999, Phillip Vandry wrote:

> > Toronto explosion and fire disrupt communications
> > across Canada
>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Are you sure? Anyone notice anything down outside of the territory of
> Simcoe CO (the one that exploded)? I don't see why there would have
> been.. All our Toronto customers stayed up except those connected to
> that CO.
> BTW, it looks like at least some stuff is back up now, I can now call
> phones connected to Simcoe.
> -Phil

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