A couple of days ago a line was severed between Pueblo and Colorado Springs leaving almost the entire Valley without cell phones, internet or land
lines. News Article
Needless to say, people freaked out. I, somehow, had internet through it all and was able to google the problem.
My husband was a work and said he debated grabbing some things and coming for me to bug out. He assumed I would come to him if I knew/thought
something was up. And he was right, had I not had internet, we may have headed into the mountains for a bit (continually checking communication
devices, of course).
There was lots of hustle and bustle as everyone had to GO somewhere to talk to people. Everyone looked super worried and no one had answers, cause no
one had internet.
Right before 11am that morning I walked over to my real estate agent/landlord because I thought my phone was just being dumb. (Was also dealing with
no heat and no hot water, but that's a whole different giggle and a hoot.
. ) Come to find out, no one's phone works, or their internet.
Rumor (seriously, no joke) was that a tower (cell phone/internet type) was hit by a (black) helicopter over by the twin mountains.
There were lots of people at the grocery store, all trying to see if anyone knew anything.
A couple of days later I spoke with several people a town over who had filled their trunks with survival gear and started to get ready to bug out.
There was (allegedly) spotted several FEMA -like trucks speeding up the pass around 11am that morning. I say "allegedly" because no one actually
says they saw the letters FEMA. Only that they looked suspicious as they were all black and in convoy.
I'd say it's pretty safe to say when all communications are cut, people aren't gonna wait around long to see what's going on. At least around
I know, your topic was internet only, but I thought I'd share this story as it happened so recently.
People are ready. For what? Doesn't matter.