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Re: April 2000 COVAD dsl problems

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Sat Apr 22 01:59:49 2000

In the east, NY specifically, they had a multitude of problems, that in a
period of four days, we had an outage for more than 48 hours cume.

One problem was 'AT&T related'.

Another was that they reached the connection limit on the BPX.

An another was a qwest DS3 acting flakey.

On 21 Apr 2000, Sean Donelan wrote:

> I've received a report that COVAD had several switch problems affecting
> their DSL service across the country dating back to April 5.  At least
> three multi-hour outages have happened.  I tried contacting COVAD, but
> was directed to call my local ISP.  Mail to [email protected] bounced as
> undeliverable.
> Is anyone aware what is happening.  Is it a switch problem, operation,
> or something else.