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Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley said Wednesday evening that AT&T internet service was restored after a fiber line was repaired.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 5:15 PM
Updated: Sep 5, 2019 9:41 AM

Update 09/04/19 6:52 p.m.

NETTLETON, Miss. (WTVA) — Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley said Wednesday evening that AT&T internet service was restored after a fiber line was repaired.

He reported before 5 p.m. there was an outage affected customers across north Mississippi.

Some farm equipment cut the line, according to a company spokesman.

The original post is below.

NETTLETON, Miss. (WTVA) - Cellular and Internet provider AT&T has reported a "major outage" in north Mississippi.

That's according to Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley on Wednesday afternoon.

He said the outage is affecting "many areas," but he did not specify which areas initially.

A fiber line may have been cut, he said, or there may be a malfunction in the company's U-Verse system. 

Presley said repairs are underway; however, the repairs may take up to 48 hours to complete.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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