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The Telecom Digest for Sep 24, 2015
|One thing, however, I hope I may without offense affirm of these swamp-dwellers--they were pious. To what deity their veneration was given — whether, like the Egyptians, they worshiped the crocodile, or, like other Americans, adored themselves, I do not presume to guess.|
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|Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 06:06:56 -0700 From: TLVP <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Re: Raleigh Verizon cellular outage Message-ID: <1443013616.6660.YahooMailBasic@web185404.mail.gq1.yahoo.com> On Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:08:57 -0400, Bill Horne wrote: > For most of yesterday afternoon, the Verizon wireless network in > Raleigh, North Carolina was out of service. > ... > Does anyone have more details on the outage? There's crowd-sourced information here: https://downdetector.com/status/verizon-wireless . Local broadcaster WNCN has other information here: http://wncn.com/2015/09/21/sprint-and-verizon-customers-report-problems-in-central-nc/ . Their report leads off with "RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - An accidental fiber line cut caused widespread outages of cellular service for cellphone providers in central North Carolina for nearly seven hours Monday ... ." More by fishing with "Raleigh Verizon cellular outage" as bait. HTH. Cheers, -- tlvp|
|Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:51:21 -0400 From: "Bob Goudreau" <BobGoudreau@nc.rr.com> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: Any details about the Verizon outage in Raleigh NC yesterday? Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Bill Horne wrote: > For most of yesterday afternoon, the Verizon wireless network in > Raleigh, North Carolina was out of service. > I first notice that I could not make calls around 2 PM, and I > assumed I'd forgotten to pay the bill, but a local radio station > announced that Verizon's cellular network was out of order. I > wasn't able to use my cell phone again untill after 5 PM. > > Does anyone have more details on the outage? Hi Bill, welcome to the area. The outage was caused by a construction crew inadvertently severing a Time-Warner Cable fiber line. That line was also used to provide backhaul service for various local Verizon towers. Details at: http://www.wral.com/verizon-time-warner-internet-issues-knock-customers-offline/14916640/ . Bob Goudreau Cary, NC|
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