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An old TV crashed entire town’s broadband every day for more than a year – Source CNET Internet News


An old TV was responsible for knocking out internet services in an entire town every day for 18 months.


When everyone living in Aberhosan, a small town near Machynlleth in Wales, kept losing their internet connection at 7 a.m. every day for 18 months, broadband provider Openreach had to find the cause. On Tuesday, Openreach revealed it was caused by electrical interference from an old second-hand TV.

Local Openreach engineer Michael Jones spent months trying to track down the source of the problem, with large portions of cable even replaced throughout the town and surrounding areas. But in the end, an engineering team had to camp out in a…

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