More on the Potential of a Sprint Terrorist Attack

by | Oct 22, 2001 | Archives

Yesterday's message warned of a large jump in Sprint's short sales. Here is more about Sprint.

Sprint is a global communications company serving 23 million business and residential customers in more than 70 countries. With more than 80,000 employees worldwide and $23 billion in annual revenues, Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying state of the art network technologies, including the United States' first nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network. Sprint's award-winning Tier 1 Internet backbone is being extended to key global markets to provide customers with a broad portfolio of scaleable IP products. Sprint's high-capacity, high-speed network gives customers fast, dependable, non-stop access to the vast majority of the world's Internet content. Sprint also operates the largest 100-percent digital, nationwide PCS wireless network in the United States, already serving the majority of the nation's metropolitan areas including more than 4,000 cities and communities.

Sprint own and manage huge chunks of the Internet backbone. A few hits on these key data centers would render huge areas of the Internet useless for millions. They also have a new major backbone system due to connect 19 countries by year end (Source: Sprint corporate website,

Logically, it would be the next system to hit; they have hurttransportation and our complicated our postal system.US communications could be next.

This may be paranoid thinking, but who would have believed what hasalready happened?

Until next message good luck and good business and investing!