TMCNet:  BRIEF: UPDATE: Verizon Internet service restored

[February 20, 2013]

BRIEF: UPDATE: Verizon Internet service restored

Feb 20, 2013 (The News & Advance - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- UPDATED:4 p.m.

Lynchburg area Verizon high-speed Internet has been restored, spokesman Harry Mitchell said in an e-mail.

"We restored service to Verizon High Speed Internet (DSL) customers in the Lynchburg area around 3:30 p.m," Mitchell wrote.

The outage began at 11:30 a.m. The cause, Mitchell said, was a piece of defective electronic equipment in the network that was replaced to restore service.


EARLIER Verizon high-speed Internet customers in the Lynchburg area are experiencing a service outage, but it's unclear how many people are affected.

Verizon spokesman Harry Mitchell confirmed the DSL outage in an e-mail to The News & Advance.

Mitchell said he did not have any more information available at this point "other than to say we're working diligently to restore service as quickly as possible." ___ (c)2013 The News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.) Visit The News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.) at www.newsadvance.com Distributed by MCT Information Services

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