[TriLUG] OT: FOR SALE - Working APC UPS and/or New Olympus XD Card
igor at igorpartola.com
Thu Sep 15 10:00:27 EDT 2011
I imagine that if the power is out because of a storm and downed trees, the
issue with connectivity would have to do with downed wires as well. Then
again, any phone company that strings their cables on poles would have the
same exact problem.
On Sep 14, 2011 10:11 PM, "Jeremy Portzer" <jeremyp at pobox.com> wrote:
> 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
>> supposed to have a battery backup right in your modem (in case you need
>> call 911), but I recently discovered that both of my modem's battery
>> are empty. As Alan S mentioned though, I guess it doesn't matter since if
>> 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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