Qwest reporting widespread DSL outages

Sean Donelan sean at donelan.com
Fri Nov 23 01:25:40 UTC 2001

On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, Joe St Sauver wrote:
> This has been going on (according to the Qwest technical support
> person) for multiple hours, and Qwest has no further information.
> Qwest suggests DSL customers contact their ISP for further information
> (although it is clear that this is not an ISP-level issue at time time).

Maybe Qwest was jealous of BT's DSL network meltdown, and wanted to show
they can break a network better.  Two DSL networks meltdown in the same

> No Qwest web page or other information about the outage is available
> according to the Qwest support person.

According to http://stat.qwest.net/ Qwest and TouchAmerica have 100%
uptime for the last 90 days.

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