Two fibre optic patch leads will be replaced at 17:00 this evening. As a result there will be a brief interuption in networking to the following areas:
  • All buildings hanging off the music switching centre. This includes most departments and residences on St Peters campus as well as the Eden Grove complex.
  • All buildings hanging off the catering switching centre. This includes but is not limited to all the residences in Kimberley and Mandela halls, the African Media Matrix building, Gavin Relly Postgraduate Village, those residences on Rhodes avenue and residences in and around Jan Smuts hall.
  • Telephones in the African Media Matrix and Bangor House (Enviromental Science) will also be affected.
It is expected that this outage will last less than five minutes.