Service restored after AT&T wireless customers experience 911 call outage

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RICHMOND, Va. — Service has been restored for AT&T wireless customers across the country experiencing a 911 outage.

“Service has been restored for wireless customers affected by an issue connecting to 911. We apologize to those affected,” an AT&T spokesperson said in a statement.

This comes after law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are reported that AT&T customers experienced an outage Wednesday evening.

The cell network outage only affected AT&T cell phone subscribers.

AT&T did not specify what areas across the country are affected, but law enforcement agencies in Washington D.C, Florida, and Tennessee reported outages and provided different numbers to call.

There were no reports of outages in Central Virginia.