A look at the damage suffered by CenturyLink’s infrastructure


Extensive damage to CenturyLink’s remote terminals is leaving customers offline for weeks after Hurricane Ian. The destruction makes it challenging to get back online.

There is rust and corrosion, as well as dried mud on wires.

So much is damaged that the internet provider is bringing in 17,000 miles of cable.

People have reached out to WINK News asking to see the damage because it’s one thing to hear about it, but it’s another thing to see it.

“The amount of corrosion rust, you know, just water and electronics don’t mix,” said Martin Valence, Lumen vice president of

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