Stories by Jennifer Jones and Paul Krill

US ATTACK: Networks persist under immense volume

Telecommunication infrastructures were incredibly taxed but for the most part held up during last week's disastrous events, with double the number of voice and wireline calls streaming over local lines, some of which were crippled or compromised by damage.

US ATTACK: Verizon details telecom damage

On the day after the disastrous attacks on the World Trade Center, Verizon Communcations Inc. reported call volumes twice their normal load and scurried to restore service to major enterprises, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).