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Internet outages during summer blackout greater than originally believed

News | 12/22/2003 5:00 am EST

The Internet worked fairly well during last summer’s blackout in Ontario and the American northeast but connectivity was more seriously affected than initially thought, according to a report from Renesys Corp. of Hanover NH. Authors of the Impact of the 2003 Blackouts on Internet Communications report conclude that greater investment is needed in the Internet before it can be considered a replacement for traditional telephone infrastructure.

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