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Phone service in Bridgeport restored: City officials

BRIDGEPORT — Phone service for resident and government offices have been restored according city officials. Phone service was restored around 2pm. Bridgep...

BRIDGEPORT — Phone service for resident and government offices have been restored according city officials.

Phone service was restored around 2pm.

Bridgeport officials said in an email shortly before noon, “ITS has received confirmation of a “Frontier Communications” City-wide outage affecting phone service for numerous residences and businesses. This outage is affecting INCOMING calls from residents and businesses that have Frontier as their carrier. OUTGOING calls for our city lines are also affected as we also have Frontier service for office telecommunications at MMGC, City Hall, BPD, BFD, BPS, Bridgeport Public Library, and other city facilities such as the Health Department at East Main Street.

Officials said mobile phones and the  City’s Emergency Communications Center are operating properly.