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Statewide 911 outages and phone problems now FIXED

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Police agencies report that as of 3:00 p.m. Friday, the 911 phone problems have been fixed.

As of Friday morning, calls made from a land line phone to 911 were not able to be processed due to a state wide outage.

Many state and local agencies worked to fix the problem.

This outage was related to a cut fiber cable and affected multiple carriers.

Statement from AT&T:

Earlier today, some customers in Northern Ohio may have experienced issues with wireline and 2G wireless services. AT&T technicians quickly worked to resolve the hardware-related issue, and service is currently running normally. We apologize for any inconvenience to our customers.

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