Outage Reported On ETA Resolved
Update to Nelson, Port Alberni, Campbell River outages : This is part of an outage that is a fiber cut related to a hydro issue. At least one hydro pole is completely severed mid-pole with fire damage. Shaw cannot effect repairs to our fiber line until the pole is replaced by BC hydro. Crews onsite. 11/17/2020 9:37:07 PM UTC no ETA

Be aware, Nelson, Port Alberni and Campbell River are experiencing Internet outages due to poor weather conditions. Shaw is working on it and hope to have services restored as soon as possible. 11/17/2020 6:26:17 PM UTC no ETA

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Here is an interesting article on current WiFi Router technologies and what you can expect from your network.

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