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Re: West Coast Fiber Cut?

  • From: Joe Boyce
  • Date: Fri Sep 29 15:42:56 2006

Friday, September 29, 2006, 12:29:28 PM, you wrote:

RK> Anyone know much about this major west coast fiber between Los Angeles and
RK> Washington that was supposed cut this morning?  Our network is having
RK> gnarly problems through one of our providers and lesser ones through the
RK> other.  Investigation went on for about 2 hours, whereupon i finally
RK> received an email from InterNAP talking about the problems starting at
RK> 9:45AM PDT, and being rooted in this fiber cut.  My other provider has
RK> since told me that it was a Qwest fiber, and that most major transit
RK> providers were using it.

RK> Anyone heard anything else about this?

We're seeing circuits down from Sacramento, CA to Redding, CA at this
time.  AT&T has confirmed 4 OC-48's are cut and 5 OC-3's to us at this


Joe Boyce
InterStar, Inc. - Internet
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