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