Fiber Maintenance, July 11

Due to Department of Transportation-mandated construction, one of the two high-speed fibers connecting our network to the Internet will have to be relocated, and this work will take place during a window from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 11.

This temporary outage will cause severe disruptions on our network, as the infrastructure between the towers will be likely to suffer over-congestion at several points. During this maintenance, bandwidth-intensive activities such as streaming video, videoconferencing, and gaming may be effectively unusable, and even lighter bandwidth activities, such as web browsing and email, will probably give occasional error messages.

We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause, and we hope the actual down time will be much shorter than the nine hour maintenance window.