NC government phone systems retored following outage

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – An AT&T outage affected multiple states and companies Monday also impacted North Carolina government phone systems, officials said.

The outage was reported at 11:15 a.m. but AT&T said services were retored around 4:45 p.m.


“Service is restored for business voice customers affected by a software issue earlier today. We apologize to our customers who were affected,” AT&T said in a statement to CBS North Carolina.

Earlier, Acting Secretary and State Chief Information Officer Danny Lineberry asked anyone having difficulty reaching a state agency by phone to use the web or social media.

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