Verizon's New Repair Method: Plastic Garbage Bags

John T. Yocum john.yocum at fluidhosting.com
Mon Aug 20 15:36:04 CDT 2012


On 8/20/2012 12:09 PM, Eric Wieling wrote:
> For a while we have had a customer with some lines which go down every time it rains.   We put in the trouble ticket, a couple of days later Verizon says the issue is resolved...until the next time it rains.
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> The customer sent us some pictures today of the pole outside their office.   The repair appears to be wrapping some plastic bags around something up on the pole.  Here is link to the pictures the customer sent us, in case anyone in the mood for a good scare.
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> http://rock.nyigc.net/verizon/
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I see Verizon is continuing to do quality work. Reminds me of some work 
they did by my parent's house once. Instead of splicing and burying a 
cable after fixing it, they just left it laying out in the open. But the 
tech did take the time to put bags over the splice cases he used.



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