POTS Ending (Re: Operation Ghost Click)

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Wed May 9 16:14:55 UTC 2012

>>> Premature and very dangerous move, the public is at great risk, only
>>> Sat phones seem to work when there is a natural disaster. Cell phones
>>> for the most part can't even connect to 911....
>> tohoku quake
>>  o land voice phones did not work
>>  o mobile phone voice did not work
>>  o mobile phone text did not work
>>  o land ip worked, adsl, ftth, ...
>>  o mobile phone data worked!
>> you could send email but not make a voice call
>> How will you exactly "connect to internet" during such massive downtime? I
> mean mobile data is dead, and with dead landline I assume cable broken -
> then how exactly one can send email? :)

perhaps you should read a bit more carefully.  mobile data was not dead,
mobile voice was.  land voice was dead, land data was not.


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