Crickets feast on fiber, put the bite on $5.5 million project

Westbrook, Mary Nell; Bowen, Traci
November 1998
Network World;11/09/98, Vol. 15 Issue 45, p25
Trade Publication
Reports on the destruction of fiber-optic cables by crickets in Texas. Description of the Northwest Independent School District computer network project; Installation of the fiber-optic cables by Southwestern Bell; Invasion of fiber optic cable boxes by crickets; Explanation for the behavior of the crickets; Costs involved; Action taken.


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