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Wireless phone service was unavailable for AT&T customers Monday morning in southeast Michigan. [Leave a comment if you've been affected!] "We are currently investigating the source of the outage and will have more information later today regarding the number of customers affected," AT&T senior public relations manager Jermaine Spight said. "The outage is affecting the ability to place and received calls on customers' mobile devices, however, they are able to text and access data services such as mobile Internet," he said. Stay tuned to Ferndale Patch as more information as it becomes available!
Business lines for Oakland County government offices were impacted Wednesday.
Phone service throughout Michigan, including in Oakland County, experienced sporadic interruptions Wednesday morning and the service provider was working to make repairs. The disruptions began at approximately 9 a.m. and technicians were working to correct the problems, said David Avery, a spokesman for Little Rock, Ark.-based Windstream. Avery said the disruptions appeared to be caused by a cut fiber optic cable in Indiana and an equipment malfunction in Wisconsin. He could not provide an estimated time for service restoration. Avery said Windstream also was working to determine the exact scope of the problem in Michigan. Windstream provides "high-speed broadband Internet, phone service and Digital TV packages to residential customers as …