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Some Londoners Cut Off As Failed Copper Thieves Take Fiber 184

Posted by timothy
from the friday-the-13th dept.
judgecorp writes "About 37,000 Sky broadband and phone customers lost their connection, as incompetent copper thieves raided BT's infrastructure... and took fibre. Some scrap metal dealers will pay £4 per kg for stolen copper cables, but there is no dark market for fibre, so the thieves didn't make anything — which might be some small consolation to customers, some of whom had to wait for two days for BT to repair the inaccessible cables."
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Some Londoners Cut Off As Failed Copper Thieves Take Fiber

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