Undersea fiber cut after Taiwan earthquake - PCCW / Singtel / KT e tc connectivity disrupted

Jamie Bowden jamie at photon.com
Mon Jan 22 13:57:15 UTC 2007


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu] On 
> Behalf Of Marshall Eubanks
> Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 8:01 AM
> To: Brian Wallingford
> Cc: Rod Beck; nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Undersea fiber cut after Taiwan earthquake - 
> PCCW / Singtel / KT e tc connectivity disrupted
> 
> 
> 
> On Jan 21, 2007, at 12:05 AM, Brian Wallingford wrote:
> 
> >
> > That's news?
> >
> > The same still happens with much land-based sonet, where "diverse  
> > paths"
> > still share the same entrance to a given facility.  Unless 
> each end  
> > can
> 
> Entrances, ha. Anyone remember that railroad tunnel in Baltimore ?
> And I am pretty sure that Fairfax County isn't much better.

We have a railroad tunnel in Fairfax?

On the less snarky side, I suspect that one wrong move by a backhoe
along the Dulles Toll Road would screw about half the east coast.

Jamie Bowden
-- 
"It was half way to Rivendell when the drugs began to take hold"
Hunter S Tolkien "Fear and Loathing in Barad Dur"
Iain Bowen <alaric at alaric.org.uk>



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