Cogent latency / congestion

Deepak Jain deepak at
Mon Aug 20 22:29:02 UTC 2007

Eric Spaeth wrote:
> This appears to be affecting Telia as well.   Here was their last update:
> "Concerning the cable break near Cleveland we have been informed that 
> the cables have been intentionally sabotaged. The provider informed that 
> they need to change the whole damaged fibre part and that is 3600 feet. 
> Fibre has been ordered and ETA is 1900 UTC. Once the fibre arrives they 
> need to blow it into the 3600 feet long duct before the splicing can 
> start."

Sounds like a DHS/FBI investigation will be starting soon.

Eesh.. if we start having to secure 500,000 route miles of fiber routes 
against sabotage, um... well, I guess I'll have to become a fiber 
installation contractor. :)


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