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Re: Report from New Zealand
- From: Deepak Jain
- Date: Fri Dec 31 23:14:19 1999
Or leave a landline open & muted some time before the roll-over and keep
it that way until the normal means of communication (mobile, etc) are
P.S. We are seeing an expected drop of traffic over a normal Friday
coinciding with various people heading off for their millenium
celebrations. Far below normal/expected trouble calls.
On Sat, 1 Jan 2000, Mark Prior wrote:
> "The phone system is almost useless" is perhaps less accurate than
> "the one person I have talked to has reported some problems with his
> office handsets" :)
> I think in the Australian experience "the mobile phone system is
> useless" was pretty accurate for at least an hour after midnight.
> Landlines coped much better. For the places yet to experience 1/1/00 I
> would suggest that if you need to keep in touch with your NOC (or
> whatever) then be near a landline and give the mobile a night off.