Tag: communication outage

More Cut Cables Cause Communication Outages in Nevada, Washington

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A construction crew accidentally cut a fiber optic cables new Las Vega, leaving CenturyLink customers without service. Outages affect phones (including 911 calls), Internet access and store purchases They cost businesses thousands of dollars in lost productivity and revenue and also damage reputations.

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Oops, They Did it Again: Cut Fiber Optic Cable Causes Communication Outage

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On September 15, a contractor in the heart of Missouri damaged a fiber optic cable that left 100,000 residents and businesses without phone or data services. Companies depend on the Internet for daily operations. When the Internet isn’t accessible, neither are cloud-based, mission critical business applications. See how to prepare for inevitable communication outages.

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