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San Jose police: Sabotage caused phone outage in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz counties

It has been reported that someone intentionally cut an underground fiber optic cable in south San Jose, causing a widespread phone service outage in southern Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties that included disruption to 911 emergency phone service, mobile phone outages and ATM Terminals malfunctioning.

The 8 cables “All terminated near a City Hall” were shared by several key services, Apparently Centralization is not always the best choice.

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