AT&T wireless problems affecting calls in Ann Arbor
Update 11:15 a.m.: Statement from AT&T spokesman Jermaine Spight: “AT&T customers in Metro Detroit, and those located in Monroe, Washtenaw, Genesee, Livingston, St. Clair, Lapeer counties, may have experienced temporary loss of wireless service earlier today. The issue, which did not affect texting or data services, has been resolved and calls are processing normally. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.” Spight said crews are still working to determine the cause of the outage.
Update at 10:45: AT&T wireless cellphones were working in the AnnArbor.com newsroom at 10:45 a.m. We are still awaiting comment from AT&T spokespeople as to the cause of the outage. Let us know in the comments section if your service has returned.
The outage, initially reported by WXYZ, appears to only be affecting phone calls. Data services and text messaging appear to be functioning properly. The outage extends throughout the metro-Detroit region.
This post will be updated when further information is available from AT&T regarding the cause of the outage and timing of return of service.
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