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updated 4:47 PM UTC, Oct 19, 2018

Taylor County Cell Phone Service, 9-1-1 Calls Disrupted By Cut Cable

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

Cell phone users may find it difficult to impossible to complete calls for another 24 hours after damage was done to a fiber optic cable. 

The problem was first reported Tuesday afternoon.  The Taylor County Sheriff's Office says cell phone service in a 50-mile radius around Medford is impacted.  People are being warned they might not be able to call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency until the repairs are complete.  Land phone lines aren't affected by the outage.


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