Verizon's New Repair Method: Plastic Garbage Bags

Mike Lyon mike.lyon at
Wed Aug 22 17:01:58 UTC 2012

I've seen ATT do this too...


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Eric Wieling <EWieling at> 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.
> 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.

Mike Lyon
mike.lyon at

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