It was earlier Wednesday night police said AT&T customers couldn't connect to "911" and should use the police department's non-emergency number. The Dallas-based company has revealed little about the outage, which has since been fixed.
The FCC said today that it will investigate AT&T (T) regarding a problem that prevented some of the wireless carrier's customers from making emergency calls late Wednesday evening.
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AT&T said the issue was resolved at 10:30 p.m.
It's not clear what cause the outage or when it will be repaired.
The company declined to answer questions Thursday about the outage and instead issued a brief statement saying service had been restored to the affected customers.
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The New York Times reported the outage affected access to emergency services in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington. Now that 911 calls have being transitioned to internet-based technology, and linking 911 central points together, outages have a much larger domino effect.
The FCC has previously fined service providers for outages.
"Due to technical difficulties with the AT&T network system the 911 system with Tyler Police Department is temporarily not working". They offered alternatives for those looking to contact emergency services.
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