Texas internet connectivity declining due to blackouts

Rod Beck rod.beck at unitedcablecompany.com
Tue Feb 16 12:05:41 UTC 2021

Are the power lines buried like in Europe where I live?

I really think using poles is crazy and global warming guarantees enough atmospheric turbulence to make it untenable. Florida is moving to bury power lines.

From: NANOG <nanog-bounces+rod.beck=unitedcablecompany.com at nanog.org> on behalf of Mikael Abrahamsson via NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
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To: Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com>
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Subject: RE: Texas internet connectivity declining due to blackouts

On Mon, 15 Feb 2021, Sean Donelan wrote:

> Strange the massive shortages and failures are only in one state.
> The extreme cold weather extends northwards across many states, which aren't
> reporting rolling blackouts.


Going at it alone can be beneficial sometimes, sometimes it's not.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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