Telco Offers $25k Reward in Response to Copper Theft

Customers of Windstream Communications were left without service for hours after copper thieves stole cables in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA. The rising number of thefts has prompted Windstream to offer a USD25k reward. The full story is available from the local Broken Arrow Ledger.

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Director of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.