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Cell phone, internet outages reported in area

NEW BERN, Craven County - People who have been having trouble with their internet or cell phone service Monday are not alone.

Verizon Wireless has experienced issues for most of the day. ABC affiliate WWAY in Wilmington reports Spectrum cable and DIRECTV have also had TV-related issues.A statement from Verizon was issued to WWAY and other media outlets Monday:

“A connectivity issue is causing a service interruption for some of our customers in Wilmington, Jacksonville and New Bern,” a Verizon Wireless spokeswoman said in an e-mail to WWAY. “Our engineers are working with our vendor partner to resolve this issue quickly.”

WWAY also reports Spectrum reported a fiber was cut in Wilmington and crews were working to fix the issue.

The website downdetector.com tracks outages and has reported several in the area. It is unknown how long the outages will last.


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