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Are you reading this? Be glad you don’t have AT&T

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If you’re reading this, you’re one of the lucky cell phone or internet customers that does not have AT&T. AT&T’s wireless service has been down in Louisville, Lexington, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, and other area cities for several hours, and many of AT&T internet customers are experiencing problems as well.

Verizon is also down in areas of Kentucky and Indiana. Rumor has it the issue was caused by a server problem in Alabama or Kentucky or a fiber was cut somewhere in Western Kentucky.

ATT released this statement on the outage: “In regards to an updated media statement for your use… some customers across parts of the Southeast are experiencing wireline and wireless service issues.  Engineers have pinpointed a hardware-related issue and are working to restore service as quickly as possible. We apologize for this inconvenience.”

Can you hear me now? No? Hello? Bueller?

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.

11 Comments for Are you reading this? Be glad you don’t have AT&T

  1. Dr. Leo Spaceman
    7:58 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    Mine just started working again. It was out for about 5 hours (kind of refreshing, honestly)

  2. Bell Telephone
    8:06 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    MY children suck.

  3. Nate
    8:06 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    Live in Owensboro and it’s still out here…..all carriers actually are down.

  4. Ramel003
    8:09 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    So now AT&T and Verizon customers know how t-mobile customer always feel.

    • cousins take tooth
      9:34 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

      Never had an outage with tmo until today. Good data speeds too. #whypaymore

  5. Bell Telephone
    8:19 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    ATT sings of their world class customer service. Very Trump like.

  6. Jeffrey
    8:41 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    I’m down in FL, but I have T-Mo. Ha, the irony, mine works just fine and they are down.

  7. Runcible
    8:57 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    Btw, it wasn’t just att…sprint and t-mobile were down in basically the same areas.

  8. ukatw
    9:01 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    I have AT&T and my internet and wireless works just fine. I am in Stanford KY!

  9. Bell Telephone
    9:25 pm August 4, 2015 Permalink

    must be terrorist attack. who else would want to stop the personal attacks on people who post on comment/forum posts?

    • Curious George
      5:55 am August 5, 2015 Permalink

      You are correct. Union terrorists. Their contract expires at midnight this Saturday, 8/08/15. They want to make some noise; let the SE consumers and corporate leaders know they are really brain surgeons deserving of more than reality provides.