Updated: 09/19/2013 6:01 PM |
Created: 09/19/2013 2:23 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski, KOB.com
A damaged fiber-optic cable line disrupted cell phone and some long-distance landline services in the areas of Taos, Angel Fire, Red River, Questa and Penasco for several hours Thursday.
According to a CenturyLink spokesperson, the fiber line near Cimarron on Highway 64 was damaged by a construction company around 9 a.m.
A spokesperson from CenturyLink tells KOB Eyewitness News 4 that new fiber cable was spliced in place and service was restored at approxiomately 5:45 p.m.
The spokesperson said 911 services were re-rerouted as designed.