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Re: West Coast Fiber Cut?

  • From: Andy Brezinsky
  • Date: Fri Sep 29 15:49:54 2006

Global crossing is reporting that SBC was horizontal boring and knocked
out Quest and SBC fiber.  This is 4 km north of Wolden Ave and Main St.
in Red Bluff, CA.  Qwest has techs on site and they're digging.

~Andy Brezinsky

On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 12:29 -0700, Rick Kunkel wrote:
> Anyone know much about this major west coast fiber between Los Angeles and
> Washington that was supposed cut this morning?  Our network is having
> gnarly problems through one of our providers and lesser ones through the
> other.  Investigation went on for about 2 hours, whereupon i finally
> received an email from InterNAP talking about the problems starting at
> 9:45AM PDT, and being rooted in this fiber cut.  My other provider has
> since told me that it was a Qwest fiber, and that most major transit
> providers were using it.
> Anyone heard anything else about this?
> Thanks,
> Rick Kunkel