Fiber cut in SF area

Roy r.engehausen at
Thu Apr 9 13:44:44 CDT 2009

Service to South Santa Clara county is completely down: Internet,
landline, and cellphones.  Both Verizon and AT&T are affected.  911 is
also down.

My cellphones show one or no bars.   Normally they are all four bars.

The idea that all of that is lumped in one fiber bundle is mind boggling.

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at> wrote:
> I saw my ADSL go dark at 02:30 local and it is still
> down, served on a fiber remote out of SNCZCA01. (I'm guessing the 200 Paul
> outages are associated with where this ATM terminates and that's the cause,
> rather than the service in/out of Santa Cruz County, but I have no way of
> telling which from here)
> My own microwave to Equinix SV-3 is working fine (no surprise
> there), and I'm not seeing significant routing problems in/out of there with
> transit or peering. (Not even any down peers, so no inter-Equinix-site
> outage apparently).
> Matthew Kaufman
> matthew at

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