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Re: The Year of the Backhoe Continues...

  • From: Nathan Stratton
  • Date: Mon Dec 01 12:24:47 1997

On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Randy Bush wrote:

> do people really think that the relative fiber cut rate is any higher than
> in the past?  there's a bit more fiber, hence the term 'relative'.  but i
> suspect that the predominant factor is that new victims have a better means
> of broadcasting their displeasure.

Yes, just look at worldcom stats, they went almost 3 years without a cut,
and now have had 4 major cuts in a short time. Part of this is because
their own people are cutting the fiber when they are working on the
expansion. 

-Nathan





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