Tarrant County police departments reporting 911 call failure with AT&T has been resolved

A nationwide AT&T service outage affecting 911 calls the morning of July 2 has been resolved, AT&T said in a statement.

The cities of Southlake, Colleyville and Keller had reported 911 calls from AT&T cellular phones failing.





Individuals with AT&T landlines were not affected by this outage, officials said.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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