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Heat Problem Hits BTs Leased-Lines
By: MarkJ - 13 August, 2003 (1:23 PM)

BT has confirmed that 'some' of its leased-line customers may have been affected by service outages, which were apparently due to the recent heat wave:

A BT spokesman told us: "The air conditioning and cooling systems in exchanges have been working flat out in the heat."

Even so, he confirmed that there had been some "leased-line outages" reported but explained that it was not a widespread problem.

UK ISP Bush Internet reported similar heat-related problems earlier in the week. More @ The Register.

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