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muwarrior69

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Cell Phone Service
« on: February 22, 2024, 08:17:04 AM »

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2024, 08:34:40 AM »
I live in a small town so not affected. How is Milwaukee?

https://nypost.com/2024/02/22/business/atampt-t-mobile-and-verizon-users-hit-by-cellular-outage-in-us/

AT&T is out in Milwaukee but Verizon is fine.  Nope, Verizon down, too
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2024, 08:37:09 AM »
US Cellular in Madison area has been fine.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2024, 08:39:05 AM »
ATT in MKE, out

Edit: My wife has Verizon I believe, and she’s good. We have always kept one different credit card after she was robbed in…Chicago (shouldn’t have said that here), and now will always have separate cell services.
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2024, 08:58:56 AM »
ATT in MKE, out

Edit: My wife has Verizon I believe, and she’s good. We have always kept one different credit card after she was robbed in…Chicago (shouldn’t have said that here), and now will always have separate cell services.

This is sneaky good advice.  My wife and I have always been separate (Verizon and TMobile respectively) unintentionally, but its been helpful.  Networks by and large have gotten better, but TMobile was spotty in places for awhile.  I love TMobile, have it primarily because of my international travel and usage, so it was never a dissuading factor, but it was nice to have backup if/when needed.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2024, 09:12:20 AM »
AT&T is out across the country. 

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2024, 09:14:43 AM »
AT&T out in Columbia.  My wife gets their FirstNet which is supposed to keep her up when we're in areas that cause issues with cell service.  Not sure if hers is working or not.
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2024, 09:15:52 AM »
It makes no sense.  I have AT&T --- I am OK*, my son was on SOS on our way in today.  Half my office (same business plan) is affected, half is not.


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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2024, 09:23:02 AM »
A national outage but as others have said, strangely my phone is working but my wife's is not.
Same deal at work where half the office is out and the other half is not.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2024, 10:38:12 AM »
I’m still on SOS in Chicago, AT&T.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2024, 11:21:10 AM »
My firm is on AT&T and we are down in all of our offices in Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Appleton, Racine, Kenosha, Wausau, Rhinelander).  AT&T tells our IT team that the solution is to enable WI-FI Calling.  But there's a catch:  the WI-FI service had to have been enabled at least once before in order to be activated.  And you need a cellular service to activate it the first time.  The absurdity made me chuckle.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2024, 11:24:25 AM »
My firm is on AT&T and we are down in all of our offices in Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Appleton, Racine, Kenosha, Wausau, Rhinelander).  AT&T tells our IT team that the solution is to enable WI-FI Calling.  But there's a catch:  the WI-FI service had to have been enabled at least once before in order to be activated.  And you need a cellular service to activate it the first time.  The absurdity made me chuckle.

AT&T:  Always Terrible & Troublesome.

No problem in Racine.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2024, 11:33:27 AM »
My ATT service is fine in SoCal. 

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2024, 11:33:40 AM »
No problem in Racine.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2024, 12:01:40 PM »
It's back up here in Sir Lawrencelandia
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2024, 05:12:17 PM »
On Verizon and was good all day in Washington.

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2024, 06:35:11 PM »
Pretty sure this was a "test" outage. Let's see how the country responds when the big one hits, aina?
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2024, 06:40:00 PM »
Pretty sure this was a "test" outage. Let's see how the country responds when the big one hits, aina?

Lol.
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2024, 07:33:53 PM »
They were testing the vaccine microchip connections and it overloaded the system

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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2024, 05:23:16 AM »
Verizon.   No issues.
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #20 on: February 23, 2024, 07:35:36 AM »
Ironically my AT&T monthly payment processed just after service was restored.
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Re: Cell Phone Service
« Reply #21 on: February 23, 2024, 02:05:47 PM »

*OK in WFB means 1 bar bc our village president restricts information and hates multiple bars.

Careful, Mr. Navalny.

 

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