A severe thunderstorm that brought down one of Verizon's digital cross connect systems not only affected its own wireline customers but also AT&T Mobility's wireless customers. Although a Verizon spokesperson quoted in a Total Telecom article said technicians are repairing the damaged equipment, there was no indication when it would be able to restore service.
It appears the outage only affected a limited amount of Verizon's wireline and AT&T's wireless subscribers.
Regardless of the size or if it tarnishes both AT&T Mobility's and Verizon's respective images of network quality, the key will be in each service provider's ability to get the equipment repaired and restore service .
- Total Telecom has this article
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