Comcast vs. Verizon for repair methodologies
alter3d at alter3d.ca
Mon Aug 20 20:30:41 UTC 2012
On 12-08-20 04:25 PM, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> In a message written on Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 04:12:22PM -0400, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>> The story: A piece of underground cable went bad. The techs didn't pull new underground cable. They decided it was better to do it "arial" (if you can call 2 feet "arial"). They took apart the two pedestals on either side of the break and ran a new strand of RG6 (yes, the same stuff you use inside your home, not the outside-plant rated stuff) tied to trees with rope.
> Why is that cable still in place?
> That's a hint, not really a question. :)
That cable definitely needs to be removed in the interest of... uhh...
"community safety". Yeah, that's it. You're worried about the puppies
and children hurting themselves. ;)
(Double-mega-extra-bonus points if you convince your local city services
to do it!)
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