BT chases cable thieves with RABIT
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 27/03/2012 18:37
BT is going after cable thieves with a new technology capable of spotting a break in a wire and identifying it quickly enough to potentially catch the robbers red-handed.
The 'RABIT' technology monitors signals on broadband and telephone networks to detect when a cable has been cut or damaged, and alert police and BT's Security Control Centre, the company said on Monday.
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