Keeping broadband service safe during storms

Luckily I was not affected by the winter storms that caused friends to lose their broadband service. How can I protect myself in future?

Some things you can do nothing about. For example if you live in a rural area you may lose your service because a storm caused overhanging tree branches to damage the lines on telephone poles carrying your service from the local exchange. Unfortunately limited engineer and equipment availability can mean you will be offline for several ...

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