Special coverage: Hurricane Sandy's aftermath

Verizon Hurricane Sandy floodingThe unprecedented storm that struck Oct. 29 affected communications systems all along the East Coast. As damage reports and information following Hurricane Sandy's landfall begin to come in, FierceCable will post updates to this page along with reports from sister wireline publications FierceTelecom and FierceIPTV. Bookmark this page for news as it comes in.

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Cablevision asks CWA to stop calling subscribers about Hurricane Sandy credits

Cablevision, Time Warner Cable face class-action lawsuits

Cablevision: Nearly 250,000 Optimum subscribers still don't have power from Hurricane Sandy

Commentary: Time Warner Cable breaks ranks from Cablevision, Comcast on Hurricane Sandy billing policy

Power outages from Sandy thwart restoration efforts for Cablevision, Verizon

Cablevision won't bill Hurricane Sandy victims

Time Warner Cable rolls mobile charging and WiFi vans to NYC residents impacted by Sandy

Cablevision: 1.6M Optimum households remain without power

Eagan: Hurricane Sandy could cost Cablevision $25 to $40 million

NBCU to hold Sandy benefit concert starring Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Sting, Christina Aguilera

Cablevision delays release of Q3 earnings and investor call

Time Warner Cable steps up Sandy repairs in NYC; Comcast offers free WiFi

Sandy floods Verizon's corporate headquarters in New York City

Cablevision, Verizon suffer widespread outages sparked by Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy delays release of Time Warner Cable Q3 earnings report

Cable operators brace for Hurricane Sandy



Columbia Law-led coalition says NY telcos, utilities must improve disaster response plans

Optical Communications Group extends network to 50 lower Manhattan buildings

Verizon takes advantage of Superstorm Sandy to accelerate copper-to-fiber migration

Optical Communications Group extends fiber to NYC's 75 Broad Street

Commentary: Sandy's new challenges reflect resiliency of traditional and next-generation services

Optical Communications Group offers support to NYC area providers, first responders

Verizon tech restores serviceVerizon, despite lack of commercial power, continues to restore service in New Jersey, New York

XO continues to restore service throughout NYC, NJ, PA, Ohio territories

Birch waives service charges in aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Telehouse, Hibernia Atlantic take up network challenge after Hurricane Sandy disrupts communications

UPDATED: Windstream makes network restoration progress following Hurricane Sandy

Lumos Networks applies lessons learned from summer derecho to Hurricane Sandy

FairPoint continues to restore service in Northern New England

Verizon reports flooding affects COs in New York

Superstorm Sandy knocks out data centers, causes major website outages after flooding NYC

FairPoint, Verizon complete preparation work for Hurricane Sandy


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Special coverage: Hurricane Sandy's aftermath