Very true but they managed to keep it going for 17 days. However the generators they put on their POTS electronic switches kept being stolen almost as fast as they put them on.
Thats bullshit, switches in a central office or MTSO have their own on-site generators.
As to the field where remote terminals or sites are powered by generators that are tied down and booted.
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