Cell Phone Calls In Massachusetts Affected Briefly By CenturyLink Outage

Other CenturyLink outages affecting Arizona customers, agencies abc15.com staff 11:57 AM, Dec 27, 2018

"Its breadth and duration are particularly troubling", he said.

The Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications giant is one of the largest in the United States.

A county in southwest Washington state accidentally sent an emergency text message to residents of nearby Portland, Oregon after their 911 system was compromised by the CenturyLink outage.

Other CenturyLink outages affecting Arizona customers, agencies abc15.com staff 11:57 AM, Dec 27, 2018
Nationwide CenturyLink internet outage affects Kansas

"We discovered some additional technical problems as our service restoration efforts were underway", the statement said.

KIRO's Gary Horcher at the King County Emergency Communications Center says millions of people in the Pacific Northwest and beyond have been dealing with this outage since early Thursday morning. The commission's regulatory services division director, Mark Vasconi, said the system appeared stable Friday but the agency was monitoring it.

The problem caused business disruptions in eastern Idaho and 911 emergency services were reportedly affected in other parts of America.

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Customers from NY to California reported outages.

CRESA said it received reports from first responders in the field about individuals who were not aware of the outage or how to reach 911.

Some reports told of people unable to get gas as card readers shut down at some gas stations, and others of ATM's glitching.

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In Greeley, Colorado, the Weld County Regional Communication Center on Friday said 911 calls were being dropped, but callers should keep trying and emergency dispatchers would try to call back.

The Boston Police Department said Friday there were 911 outages across MA.

The 911 outage affected agencies across Washington state on Thursday night and continued into Friday. The company is working to resolve the problem, and service has been restored in some areas, such as MA.

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