[Outages-discussion] Fiber Cut in Southern NJ
gbonser at seven.com
Thu Aug 30 13:55:35 EDT 2012
Seeing fiber get shot is normally something seen in the countryside during hunting season. Generally a few cases a year of that happening. Rare for the city.
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> Subject: Re: [Outages-discussion] Fiber Cut in Southern NJ
> Ah, now we get some details:
> We have further information regarding the cause of the fiber cut. The
> fiber was apparently shot by a gun.
> Fibercut has been isolated to 5700 feet from 401 N. Broad Street.
> Windstream crews will have to resplice
> 72 of aerial fiber. They are currently still pulling slack and will
> begin splicing soon, ETR is 2 hours.
> I honestly didn't realize it was that type of neighborhood.....
> --Jon Radel
> jradel at vantage.com
> On 8/30/12 1:11 PM, Jon Radel wrote:
> > Yes. We lost part of our XO MPLS-based network in the Philadelphia
> > region. We've been told that there was a fiber cut involving at
> > 72 strands. We've been told, as of 11am ET, that some repair has
> > achieved but there's no ETR available for all splicing to be
> > Anything interesting, such as exact location of the cut, other
> > carriers involved, what happened, etc., have been carefully filtered
> > out of what I'm being told. ;-)
> > --Jon Radel
> > jradel at vantage.com
> > 267-756-1014
> > On 8/30/12 1:02 PM, Tim Donahue wrote:
> >> Has anyone heard anything about a fibercut near the Southern
> >> NJ/Philadelphia Area? We have been getting random error messages on
> >> phone calls today and we heard a rumor that there might be a outage
> >> in that area.
> >> Tim
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