Major Fiber Optic Outage Affects State

Major Fiber Optic Outage Affects State

Irene North

A major tele-communication fiber cable has been cut in eastern Nebraska.

A construction company working on bridges in eastern Nebraska cut the fiber line, which has affected many areas across the state. In western Nebraska the cut has created a variety of telephone issues in the area.

Most services have been restored, but there are still some issues.

“We scrambled to get things going, but we’re back up to the basics,” said Ray Richards, Scotts Bluff County communications director. “We can receive calls on our non-emergency platform.”

The communications center cannot transfer or make any calls at the moment, but continue to work to solve the problem…(Read the full story)


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