Last Week's Canadian Fiber Cut

JASON BOTHE jbothe at
Tue Aug 15 22:04:02 UTC 2017

Interesting enough, we did not lose connectivity to our offices in PEI, so I assume there is some diversity from that point in the Bell network.


> On 15, Aug 2017, at 3:37 PM, Rod Beck <rod.beck at> wrote:
> Well Hibernia had those routes. I thought it would have been the 360 terrestrial cable and Hibernia's underwater cable from Halifax to their Boston landing station.
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> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at> on behalf of Clinton Work <clinton at>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:07 PM
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> Subject: Re: Last Week's Canadian Fiber Cut
> I can't speak for the Bell Aliant network, but I'm only aware of two
> diverse fiber routes out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   Halifax -> New
> Brunswick -> Quebec City is the Canadian route and Halifax -> Boston is
> the diverse route.
> On Tue, Aug 15, 2017, at 01:52 PM, Jared Mauch wrote:
>> Perhaps some transatlantic fallback?  It looks like the only cable out
>> there is the Greenland one.. guessing that’s not very competitive?  It
>> only gets you to Iceland it seems.

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