Phone and internet outages in Auckland as Chorus cable cut

Henry Burrell
Tue, 17 Nov 2020

Henry Burrell
Tue, 17 Nov 2020
Parts of South Auckland are suffering phone and internet service outages after a service cable was damaged.The cable, managed by Chorus, was cut accidentally according to spokesman Steve Pettigrew.“We’ve got a major fibre cut by a third party close to the Mangere exchange, it happened at around 4.30am yesterday morning. It’s affecting approximately 1,300 connections across our fibre, copper and transport networks.”He said a directional drill damaged two ducts containing fibre, which are 2.4 metres below the surface under...

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