An outage hit AT&T network callers on Tuesday, affecting calls to emergency services and users' ability to send text messages.
Several regions reported the network issues, with police departments advising AT&T users that emergency services were unable to reach in some areas. A spokesperson for AT&T confirmed the issues in a statement to Gizmodo.
“Earlier this morning some wireless customers may have been unable to connect to 91
The Minneapolis Police Department said Tuesday morning at 8:10 am.m. ET that had become aware of the issue, providing an alternative number to reach.
"We are working with our service partners to fix this issue," the Minneapolis Police tweeted. Police departments in Texas, Indiana, Alabama, Massachusetts, and states reported similar issues:
According to Downdetector, AT&T started having issues around 12:24 am ET on Tuesday. Commentaries reported having issues sending, but not receiving text messages. Issues reportedly hit users in Michigan, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Massachusetts, as well as other states.
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