Fiber cut - response in seconds?

Dave Pooser dave.nanog at
Tue Jun 2 00:06:30 UTC 2009

> Right. So why the "near instant" response time. If it's a diverse path,
> one would imagine that they could respond in a few hours or a day and
> not have any impact.

Just a guess, but: A cut cable is one thing. A cut cable in which people
wearing different suits and driving a different brand of SUV might splice in
a fiber tap is something altogether different.
Dave Pooser, ACSA
Manager of Information Services
Alford Media

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