According to various news sources, a major outage has occurred today across a broad spectrum of wireless and landline customers throughout the Southeast and beyond.
ATT has told news gathering agencies that there is a connectivity issue at a major hub.
It is affecting perhaps millions across the United States.
Outages have been reported from Washington DC to San Francisco and from Indianapolis to Huntsville, Ala and many places in between.
Although the outage has had an effect on many local customers of AT&T and other wireless carriers, the Marion 911 Dispatching Center remains in operation. Although most calls will not got through on a cellular phone when its carrier is experiences an outage, calls 911 will work.