AT&T has once again found its network being compromised by vandals and its offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those people responsible for attempted copper theft in Ukiah, Calif. that caused damage to a fiber line.
AT&T has restored service on its network in California after vandals cut through one of its fiber lines that shut down service for 22 hours, reflecting the latest in a string of targeted network attacks in the region.
CenturyLink is working to repair a cut on a submarine cable that connects Washington state's San Juan Islands to the mainland. The network outage has left island residents and businesses without access to phone or Internet service for the past week and prompted San Juan County officials to declare a state of emergency.
Hargray Communications, a telco and cable operator, reported last night that a local power surge interrupted the cable TV service it provides in Beaufort and Jasper counties, South Carolina.
Windstream reported that it suffered a fiber cut around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday near Louisville, Ky., an issue that impacted both residential DSL and business data customers for most of the day.
Windstream reported Wednesday evening that the majority of the network outages that left business customers across as many as 23 states without voice service have been fixed, though isolated issues remain.
Windstream reports that it is suffering a "widespread" outage on its voice network, an issue that's affecting the ability of customers in several states to make long-distance and toll free calls.
Windstream reported that a switch in South Florida experienced a failure on Sunday afternoon, interrupting service to about 30,000 local business and residential lines in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and surrounding areas.
AT&T reported that vandals cut into a fiber cable in Gilroy, Calif., on Tuesday disrupting Internet, wireline phone and wireless service for local residents and businesses.According to Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, the fiber cables were cut near Monterey Highway at around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Some of AT&T's large business customers who take its Metro Ethernet service in the Atlanta area experienced a service outage Thursday due to a router issue, the carrier said.