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Fiber cut impacted Verizon services for some Wisconsin customers

A massive spike in outages has been reported by Verizon cell phone users.
A massive spike in outages has been reported by Verizon cell phone users.(MGN)
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 7:37 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2022 at 7:38 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A third-party fiber cut is affecting wireless service for some Verizon customers in Wisconsin, the company confirmed Tuesday.

A Verizon spokesperson stated just after 7:20 p.m. Tuesday that it is aware of the issue. The company did not specify what regions in Wisconsin were affected, but indicated engineers were working to fix the issue.

“We are aware of a third-party fiber cut impacting wireless service for some customers in parts of Wisconsin. Our engineers are engaged and we are working quickly to solve the issue.”

Chris Serico, Communications Manager

Shortly after 12:30 a.m., Verizon confirmed to NBC15 News that service had been restored.

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