Last Week's Canadian Fiber Cut

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Aug 18 18:04:19 UTC 2017

Does this sound like a dry run to anyone else? Or did I forget to take 
my anti-paranoia pills today?

On 08/15/2017 06:05 PM, David Charlebois wrote:
> Just read this on
> double-cable-cut-that-led-to-cell-outages-was-perfect-storm-1.3547018
> "Bell spokesman Nathan Gibson says the first cut was by a highway
> construction crew near Drummondville, Que.
> He says service wasn't impacted in any significant way because of
> redundancy in the network until a second major cut near Richibucto, N.B.,
> by a logging company in a densely forested location.
> He says the second cut was difficult to access and took some time to locate
> precisely, and the site's inaccessibility slowed the arrival of heavy
> equipment and repair crews."

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