Pesky Critters Causing Trouble

squirrelIf you tried to call our offices earlier this week, you may have had trouble getting through. Nature seems to have gotten the best of technology this week.

Telecom giant Verizon reported an outage in our area on Monday, affecting close to 100 customers. The culprit: Squirrels.

It seems the furry little critters had chewed through the company’s fiber optic cables, according to a tech assistant, wrecking havoc throughout Eastern Queens.

Systems were restored on Tuesday, but QConf reporters will be more wary of squirrels from now on…