BT monopoly causes widespread network failure

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Fri Nov 23 16:17:04 UTC 2001

On Sat, 24 Nov 2001 01:03:41 EST, Terence said:
> Had this Telstra tech in my Spring Hill CO a while back, he was splicing
> fibre for a Telstra run into the CO.  Merrily tells me how, just
> yesterday, he's splicing foc 150km north of Brisbane, and woops, gets the
> main run by accident, isolating 1000's of services...

So was the incident more like:

"<snip><splice><snip><whoops><splice><hope nobody noticed><snip><splice>"


"Well, that 'S' in the circuit number *looked* like a 5.  I guess I better
drive back out and fix it, huh?"


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