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2013-06-04 at NOON

Long distance calling back online after mishap in Sudbury

By tbnewswatch.com
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Officials with Tbaytel say a problem with long distance dialing has now been repaired. 

At about 2:30 p.m. Monday, crews cleaning up a train derailment near Sudbury accidentally cut an underground cable. 

That mishap affected most long distance calls by Tbaytel customers. 

The cable was temporarily repaired at about 4 a.m. Tuesday, and Tbaytel officials say the permanent fix should have been completed by the end of Tuesday.

 

(Thunder Bay Television)

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ring of fire dude says:
Who uses a land line anymore ?
6/4/2013 4:36:55 PM
ranma says:
Unrelated, but with the new 2 dollar fee for paper billing from Tbaytel, does this mean we can leave Tbaytel Cellular service, as this is a change in our contract? I ask, because when I originally singed up, I agreed to a certain contract, that included a paper bill. Now waiting to charge me for this paper bill, means that the terms of the contract have changed, and I have 30 days from first notification from my carrier to leave, ETF free.
6/4/2013 6:07:28 PM
educator says:
It's not a material change to your service, so no you cannot walk away for free.

If you read your service agreement, you will not see a free paper bill mentioned anywhere in the TOS.

A material change to your service is when you sign for a service and then the service is modified or changed affecting you in negative manner. IE - your contract states you get Unlimited Canadian text to all mobile numbers in Canada. If your provider then restricts your texting to 807 numbers, that is a material change.
6/4/2013 9:01:54 PM
cm punk says:
I have at least one land line in the house in the event that there is a power outage.
But I am baffled by a cut cable cut in Sudbury causes us here not to dial long distance.
What kind of technology is this?
6/5/2013 9:23:43 AM
mystified says:
The same kind of technology that doesn't let you surf the web when the servers aren't working in the routing centres. Nobody has a direct connection, everything goes through repeaters and routers.
6/5/2013 11:54:36 AM
Bigtime says:
Why don't you call the compnay and ask? Whats the point of posting that comment here? *headskahe*
6/5/2013 11:57:38 AM
wasaya says:
What's a "headskahe"?
6/7/2013 8:31:19 AM
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