[TriLUG] OT: FOR SALE - Working APC UPS and/or New Olympus XD Card
jeremyp at pobox.com
Wed Sep 14 22:11:15 EDT 2011
On 14/09/2011 3:06 AM, Igor Partola wrote:
> That's a good point. I know that if you have the TWC phone service, you are
> supposed to have a battery backup right in your modem (in case you need to
> call 911), but I recently discovered that both of my modem's battery slots
> are empty. As Alan S mentioned though, I guess it doesn't matter since if I
> lose power, it's likely that the TWC infrastructure is also damaged.
If TWC is offering phone service that supports 911 calls, why would they
not have battery backups at their upstream points of presence? Isn't
this also required, at least for reasonable period of time (say 6 hours) ?
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