If its fiber fed, it might work in a hurricane. Our MetroE worked in a county wide powe routage. The NOC had power and my server room has generator so the internet was up. Most of my clients weren't..but I was
reply to bn1221 Fiber does work during an outage (assuming the distribution source has power). Some people I know have been without power for a week. They have a generator and are able to watch their FIOS TV and use the Internet. -- The Comcast Disney Avatar has been retired.