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CenturyLink identifies issue that caused nationwide outage

CenturyLink identifies issue that caused nationwide outage

A timeline for restoration of CenturyLink phone and internet services was not given nor was the amount of users impacted by the outages.

CenturyLink said in a tweet about 10:45 p.m. that "engineers have identified a network element that was impacting customer services and are addressing the issue in order to fully restore services".

Some areas, like those in Pacific County, reported receiving 911 calls at around 4 a.m. Others areas, like King County and Thurston County, reported 911 service being restored at about 9 a.m. PST, KOMO News reports.

CenturyLink is a global telecommunications company based in Monroe, Louisiana, serving customers in more than 60 countries and across the USA with the internet and other communications services, including phone and TV.

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A county in southwest Washington state accidentally sent an emergency text message to residents of nearby Portland, Oregon after their 911 system was compromised by the CenturyLink outage.

In Boston, Massachusetts State Police tweeted that the issue was resolved about 8 a.m. Friday.

Investigation: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Friday that the agency's staff will investigate the matter, according to The Washington Post.

"When an emergency strikes, it's critical that Americans are able to use 911 to reach those who can help", Pai said.

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Most 911 calls in Pierce County were functioning normally by mid-Friday morning, according to South Sound 911. But the company says it does not yet know the extent of service outages.

CenturyLink didn't provide details of the problem and it didn't indicate how many customers were affected.

In Idaho, the internet problems caused the temporary shutdown of phone services at the Idaho Department of Correction and the state's Department of Education, The Idaho Statesman reported.

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