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FCC investigating recent 911 outages in four states

April 19, 2024

The Federal Communications Commission is investigating 911 outages that on Wednesday disrupted residents’ ability to contact emergency services in parts of Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota and Texas.

Many of the reported outages had been restored by Wednesday evening, and on Thursday, the FCC said it was looking into the incident.

“We are aware of reports of 911-related outages and we are currently investigating,” the agency wrote in a social media post on Apr. 18.

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