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RE: Update: CSX train derailment

  • From: up
  • Date: Sat Jul 21 12:47:39 2001

> 
> On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> 
> :Have you checked available rights of way lately? They haven't changed much
> :for quite a while. Telecom has not really any ability to build dedicated
> :bridges for telcom fibre. It uses existing facilities wherever possible.
> :Following the paths of least cost/resistance, this pretty much determines
> :that rivers and bridges become choke-points. The only real alternatives are
> :microwave towers (a cost/benefit argument I won't touch, even with your
> :ten-foot pole).

I would think that if fiber can be run across oceans without using tunnels
or bridges, that it could be run across some rivers much the same way, no?

James Smallacombe		      PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor
up@3.am							    http://3.am
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