looking for documents describing frequent causes for line cuts

Ryan Gard ryangard at gmail.com
Sat May 18 09:40:10 UTC 2013


Here's one I came across from Southern Telecom that seems to give some hard
numbers on incidents they've experienced with their fibre lines being
severed.

Hope this is useful for your needs.

Link: http://www.southern-telecom.com/AFL%20Reliability.pdf


On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 5:03 AM, Kyle Creyts <kyle.creyts at gmail.com> wrote:

> thanks!
>
> also amusing:
> http://blog.lafayetteprofiber.com/2008/06/nutria-ratsand-fiber.html
>
> http://news.techeye.net/internet/internet-attacked-by-bears#.TnZXk5rhOv8.reddit
>
> but I'm looking for something slightly more efficacious than anecdotal.
>
> off-list replies (and, why not, some of them are really funny) anecdotes
> are welcome.
>
>
> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM, staticsafe <me at staticsafe.ca> wrote:
>
> > On 5/17/2013 22:16, Kyle Creyts wrote:
> > > has anyone come by documents containing some statistics regarding
> leading
> > > causes for cuts in fiber, power, cable lines?
> > >
> > > I seem to remember one which included % cuts due to equipment failure,
> > > maintenance, weather, rodents, boring, car accidents, etc.
> > >
> > > but alas, I cannot find it in my archives.
> > >
> >
> > On an amusing note:
> >
> >
> http://blog.level3.com/level-3-network/the-10-most-bizarre-and-annoying-causes-of-fiber-cuts/
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>
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