Comcast vs. Verizon for repair methodologies

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Mon Aug 20 20:31:23 UTC 2012

On Aug 20, 2012, at 16:25 , Leo Bicknell <bicknell at> 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. :)

Because VZ LTE, while nice in general, is not good enough for Jezzibell to use all day for a week. :)


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