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Friday July 25, 2014

Stories related to ‘fiber optic cables’

Verizon Claims Lower Manhattan Landlords Refuse Access

Verizon Claims Lower Manhattan Landlords Refuse Access

As Verizon tries to replace copper wires destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, it’s facing resistance from lower Manhattan landlords. The New York Times reports that the company wrote to the NYS Public Service Commission, stating that many buildings refuse to let Verizon in or demand excessive compensation [Full Story…]

#Verizon’s Catastrophic Failure in Pictures

#Verizon's Catastrophic Failure in Pictures

The Verge’s excellent photo essay illustrates the “catastrophic failure” at Verizon’s 92,000-foot cable vault caused by Hurricane Sandy. Photographer Dante D'orazio went deep underground, photographing damaged cables and Con Ed workers reconnecting the building to the grid. The storm surge destroyed [Full Story…]