Fiber cut in SF area

Scott Weeks surfer at
Mon Apr 13 15:00:59 CDT 2009

--- beckman at wrote:

>> I still think skipping the securing of manholes and access
>> points in favor of active monitoring with offsite access is a
>> better solution.
> The only thing missing from your plan was a cost analysis.  Cost of each,
> plus operational costs, * however many of each type.  How much would that
> be?

  So, let's see.  I'm pulling numbers out of my butt here, but basing it on
  non-quantity-discounted hardware available off the shelf.

Manpower to design, build, maintain, train folks and monitor in the NOC.  Costs of EMS, its maintenance.  blah, blah, blah...


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