voip vs tdm fallout

Daniel Belin belin.daniel at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 12:50:51 CST 2011


On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:42 PM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:
>My question would be what communications methods are working *right now*
>in the inital stages? (I heard cellular was down.) Past that, what's
>seeing service restoration first?

>From what I've heard, most of the cellular networks and wireless
infrastructure is down. Thats what I heard recently, I don't know if
anything has come back up. On a related note, whats going on with JUSCN,
which has a landing in Shima? I heard there was damage, but I don't have
hard facts as of yet.

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:42 PM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:

> On 3/11/2011 10:29, Michael Thomas wrote:
> >
> > Is it too soon to start to compare and contrast how voip
> > held up vs. tdm? Back in the old days circa mid to late
> > 90's, there was a lot of hand wringing about whether
> > voip would be up to the task of dealing with a massive
> > emergency. Well, we certainly have one now in Japan
> > on almost every front imaginable.
> >
> > Is voice such a small fraction of data that the larger
> > issues of cuts, electricity, etc make it moot, or has
> > there been some appreciable differences between the
> > two's ability to stay in usable service?
> >
>
> My question would be what communications methods are working *right now*
> in the inital stages? (I heard cellular was down.) Past that, what's
> seeing service restoration first?
>
> ~Seth
>
>


-- 
Sincerely,

Daniel F. Belin



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