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AT&T Restores Service Following Major Outage Across South Florida

MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- AT&T is apologizing for a major outage across South Florida on Wednesday, but says service is back online.

In a statement released to CBS4, AT&T says, "Service has been restored for most wireless and wireline customers in the Miami area after an equipment failure at one of our facilities caused a service disruption. We apologize for the inconvenience."

According to, more than 16,000 people reported outages on AT&T as of 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday. About an hour later, that number had been reduced to about 1,400.

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