TransAtlantic Cable Break

Roderick S. Beck info at
Fri Jun 22 15:00:37 UTC 2007

Tell that to the 10 gig wave customers who lost service. Very few cable
systems provide protection at the 10 gig wave level.

> On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 10:27 -0400, Roderick S. Beck wrote:
>> the real news is that one of the TransAtlantic cables has had one
>> of their two cables severed. Repair is not expected until after
>> the US July 4th holiday.
>> So none of the customers on that well known system have any ring
>> protection at this point nor will they during the next two weeks.
> Isn't that the way a ring works?  Sounds like everything is working
> as designed.
> -Jim P.

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