[Novalug] [OT] Verizon Experience Store Grand Opening
kkauffman at headfog.com
Tue Feb 6 18:13:17 EST 2007
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Ok. I get that. But almost every Internet related problem I've ever had
was never the local lines, it was back end infrastructure.
Michael Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 03:28:17PM -0500, Ken Kauffman wrote:
>> Doesn't the FCC regulation mandate 99.999% availability for POTS?
> The regulations are for the back-end infrastructure and don't apply to
> local problems like, a tree falling on the line to your house and are
> simply irrelevant in the event of a major disaster. The back-end of the
> cell infrastructure is just as reliable as POTS for practical purposes.
> (More so, if you consider things like how quickly cell coverage returned
> to New Orleans after katrina compared to how quickly each house got its
> POTS back.)
> Mike Stone
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Novalug