Mountain Area Information Network

Network status

Oct. 2, 2014

The fiber was repaired at about 5:00 AM this morning. A dump truck had pulled down fiber from several pole spans yesterday morning.

Oct. 1, 2014

3:21 PM - French Broad Electric estimates the fiber repair will be done this evening, by midnight at the latest.

Oct. 1, 2014

11:39 AM - French Broad Electric reports a fiber cut between Micaville and Burnsville. They are working on it. No ETA available. This outage affects subscribers in Yancey and Mitchell counties.

Sept. 5, 2014

Power is restored to Barnett Mtn.

Sept. 3, 2014

Loss of power at the Barnett Mtn. site has been determined to have occurred due to some digging that was done near where the buried power cable is run. A team will be dispatched tomorrow to investigate further and hopefully repair the line.

Sept. 2, 2014

Repairs at Barnett Mtn. have had delays due to the complexity of the site and number of entities involved. We will be revisiting the site with an electrician tomorrow to pinpoint where the loss in power is occurring.

Aug. 28, 2014

Our equipment cabinet on Barnett Mtn. is not getting power. We are testing the wiring and outlets to determine where the fault is. FBEMC reports their power feed to the site is working OK.

Aug. 27, 2014

Service to downtown Marshall is restored. FBEMC had more fiber damage caused by squirrels.
We are working on an unrelated problem at Barnett Mtn.

Aug. 26, 2014

FBEMC will repair a fiber cable tonight from 6:00pm–7:00pm. All of Marshall and Barnett Mtn. are affected.
Service went down on Barnett Mtn. this morning. We are finding out the problem.

Aug. 14, 2014

The wireless backhaul link that serves Bakersville has been down the last two days. We are doing repairs today.

Sep. 3, 2013 - 2:26 PM

Service has been restored to all Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties.

Sep. 3, 2013 - 12:00 PM

A fiber cut has resulted in a service outage for all subcribers in Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties. Technicians are working on it.

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