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AT&T responds to outage criticism

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Representatives of AT&T explained the circumstances of recent outages to Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors and described the company’s efforts to prevent future service losses. The company updated its progress on preventing Internet and phone service outages at the Dec. 19 supervisors meeting. AT&T has faced criticism for

ATT’s Internet failure stuns Humboldt

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  Wildfires raging south of Humboldt County triggered a local emergency as the AT&T company’s puzzling failure to use a back-up fiber optic line once again resulted in widespread telecommunications outages. Most Internet, phone and other telecommunications services were restored on Oct. 11 after a two-day outage related to

AT&T completes, launches service improvements

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – AT&T has accepted $250 million to bring broadband internet and other services in California’s rural areas up to par with those in urban areas. At its Sept. 20 meeting, the Board of Supervisors fielded a presentation from the company and was told $50 million a year will be

AT&T problems?

UPDATED 12.10.15 AT 8:28 A.M. From the County of Humboldt: UPDATE: AT&T crews worked through the storm last night splicing (fixing) the severed fiber optic line, and as of 8:15 this morning all services in Humboldt County should be back up and running.     UPDATED AT 3:09 P.M. Dec. 9 County of Humboldt press

Massive AT&T outage

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – AT&T internet and cellphone service went down this morning, crippling banks and other businesses in Humboldt County and elsewhere. According to downdetector.com, outages extend down the California coast all the way  to Los Angeles, with recent reports mostly originating from Eureka, Arcata, Sacramento, McKinleyville,  San Francisco,  Los Angeles and Oakland. In