Last Week's Canadian Fiber Cut
paul at paulstewart.org
Tue Aug 15 19:56:16 UTC 2017
It wasn’t an issue getting transatlantic - it was an issue within a relatively small region in Eastern Canada talking to the rest of the world for certain carriers. There were several smaller carriers/providers not affected - just happens the local incumbent telco and one of their larger competitors got knocked out …
> On Aug 15, 2017, at 3:52 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
>> On Aug 15, 2017, at 1:22 PM, Rod Beck <rod.beck at unitedcablecompany.com> wrote:
>> Did we ever get any resolution on why this was such a big outage? Appears there were two fiber cuts. Were the fibers damaged in the same conduit? Is this a collapsed ring scenario?
> 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.
> - Jared
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