Rogers Outage: What do we Know After Two Months?

Clayton Zekelman clayton at MNSi.Net
Mon Sep 12 23:43:30 UTC 2022

It was mentioned:

  It shouldn’t take a parliamentary inquiry or 
pointed attention from Canada’s telecoms 
regulator, or the 
of having its corporate merger with another 
enormous IP network backbone blocked, to bring 
those technical lessons into the light.

But not by name.

At 07:21 PM 12/09/2022, Eric Kuhnke wrote:
>I did a ctrl-f for "Shaw" in that article and there's zero mention of it.
>I realize that the Internet Society is meant to 
>remain neutral and not comment subjectively on 
>matters of market competition and conglomeration of telecoms.
>It's very concerning to me that the Rogers/Shaw 
>acquisition-merger will likely be allowed to 
>proceed, even further reducing competition, and 
>increasing centralization (the opposite of the 
>decentralization mentioned in the article). From 
>the point of view of a Canadian who works 
>primarily for US-based ISPs these days, at least 
>in the US there's seven or eight gargantuan 
>multi-billion-dollar sized last mile cable 
>operators. In many parts of Canada it's just 
>Rogers or Shaw. It's not a good situation at all for the consumer.
>On Mon, 12 Sept 2022 at 07:42, Sean Donelan 
><<mailto:sean at>sean at> wrote:
>Article by Internet Society's Resident Advisor Jim Cowie.
>Rogers Outage: What do we Know After Two Months?
>September 9, 2022
>It’s now been a full two months since Rogers Telecom suffered a nationwide
>Internet outage, leaving tens of millions of Canadians without
>telecommunications services.


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