In Florida after Hurricane Frances: 17 fatalities attributed to the
Hurricane and its affects.
Wireless companies are reporting 95% service restoration statewide.
Wireline companies have restored over half of the damaged lines statewide.
Bellsouth: 385,000 and Sprint: 177,000 out of service. No figures
available from other individual wireline companies.
Adelphia reported it had restored 68% of its service.
Comcast reports "significant progress."
I heard of no reports of damage to any major co-location or Internet
data center in Florida due to Hurricane Frances. NASA shutdown at least
a portion of its computer networks at the Kennedy Space Center in advance
of Hurricane Frances.
Next up, Hurricane Ivan. The lower Florida Keys have evacuation orders
for non-residents, RV's, boats and parks starting on September 10.