Eleven years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Verizon Communications Inc. is once again scrambling to repair severe damage to a key switching facility inside its historic headquarters building in lower Manhattan.
Verizon saw severe damage from flooding at 140 West, the same key telecom hub destroyed by the 9/11 attacks. Anton Troianovski on The News Hub has the story of what happened, and gives us a good read on the state of telecom in lower Manhattan. Photo: Reuters.
The massive facility for interconnecting key communications lines sustained heavy damage after planes struck the Twin Towers more than a decade ago. This time the enemy was water shoved ashore by Hurricane Sandy.
This is one example of the damage done by Sandy this week…