Widespread 911 outages continue in Tampa Bay

Widespread 911 outages continue in Tampa Bay

Kate Bradshaw | CL Tampa Bay

Authorities¬†first announced¬†an outage at 1:22 a.m. Wednesday, but close to noon, a spokeswoman for the City of Tampa said in a media alert that 911 is “once again experiencing technical issues.”

“Efforts to restore the system’s functionality are ongoing and Hillsborough County 911 Administration has been in contact with Frontier, the service provider. However, there currently is no known time frame for the restoration of the service,” the media alert continues.

CL placed a test call from Tampa, and was connected to a backup call center in Colorado. We were told that the center can remotely dispatch emergency personnel…(Read the full story)

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