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FCC Outage reports filed for New York attacks

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Thu Sep 13 15:14:29 2001

The preliminary FCC outage reports have been filed about telecommunication
problems due to the terrorist attacks in New York City.  Only three carriers
have filed reports, so far.  As is normal, the preliminary reports are
simply notification something happened.  Analysis and detailed information
is normally filed as part of the final report in 30 days.

Verizon (faxed Sep 12 2001 7:43PM)

American Telephone & Telegraph (faxed Sep 12 2001 5:36PM)

Worldcom (faxed Sep 13 2001 10:43AM)

The Pentagon, because it is a national security facility, will only
have an FCC outage report filed if the Pentagon directs Verizon to file