Fiber minimize knocks out web for some within the northeast

Fiber cut knocks out internet for some in the northeast

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In case your web is or was out this night and you reside within the northeastern a part of the US, you aren’t alone. Clients in New York Metropolis, Massachusetts and different surrounding areas are reporting outages, which may apparently be traced again to what Time Warner Cable has stated are “a number of fiber cuts” at a community supplier. Clients from Comcast and Cox have additionally reported issues, and the community supplier in query, Degree three, says it’s engaged on restoring service. In a press release, the corporate attributed the outage to 3rd-get together development and stated technicians are onsite. Time Warner Cable simply up to date us that repairs are “properly beneath means” and it has restored service for patrons in NYC, which matches what we’re seeing on outage monitoring web sites like DownDetector.

Eric Mangan, Time Warner Cable:

A number of fiber cuts at one among our community suppliers are affecting TWC telephone and a few TV providers within the New York Metropolis space. We’re in continuous contact with the supplier on its repairs and we now have restored further TV networks by way of our personal amenities. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this example has prompted our clients

We’re nonetheless working to resolve points in NYC and surrounding areas. We apologize for any inconvenience induced. ^TK

— TWC Assist (@TWC_Help) Might 9, 2016

A fiber minimize brought on by third celebration is inflicting svc disruptions four some clients w/ ops within the NE USA. Techs are onsite & working 2 restore svc.

— Degree three Community Ops (@Level3NOC) Might 10, 2016