will phones work during blackout

Discussion in 'VOIP' started by Rick Merrill, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Rick Merrill

    Rick Merrill Guest

    Rick Merrill, Mar 23, 2006
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  2. Only satellite phones can provide a reliable service during disasters.
    All other technologies have considerable local infrastructure that
    would not be operational during a disaster.
    EventHelix.com, Mar 24, 2006
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  3. Or I suppose any service utilizing satellite connectivity. ie. Internet via
    satellite and then VoIP lines. I have been pondering this since Katrina ...

    Jonathan Roberts, Mar 24, 2006
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    Ivor Jones Guest

    Provided you have access to a supply of batteries.

    Ivor Jones, Mar 24, 2006
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    Onion Knight Guest

    Two words:

    Smoke signals.
    Onion Knight, Mar 24, 2006
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    -mhd Guest

    No good in a hurricane :)
    -mhd, Mar 24, 2006
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