Puerto Rico: Lack of electricity threatens telephone and internet services
sean at donelan.com
Thu Oct 19 07:00:44 CST 2017
On October 18, 2017, the Puerto Rican Telecommunications Alliance warned
the lack of utility power in the main telecommunications centers (Metro
office park, Caparra and San Patricio) may not be sustainable soon.
Although the telecommunication facilities are using generators, they are
not intended for long-term, continuous use. The generators will need
maintenance and likely experience unscheduled failures the longer they're
While APT is avoiding identifying specific facilities or operators, this
is the general area where several submarine cable operators and
telecommunication providers interconnect.
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