AT&T outage causes problems for CEFCU customers, flight delays

By WEEK Reporter

AT&T outage causes problems for CEFCU customers, flight delays

April 22, 2013 Updated Apr 22, 2013 at 2:17 PM CDT

UPDATE: AT&T spokesperson Erin McGrath sent us this statement Monday afternoon:

“Due to a fiber cut, some AT&T customers in the Bartonville and Peoria, IL areas are currently experiencing issues with wireline services. AT&T technicians are working hard to repair the damage and restore service as quickly as possible. We apologize to our customers for this inconvenience.”

PEORIA, Ill. -- A problem with AT&T is causing issues for CEFCU customers.

CEFCU officials say that all of their ATM's are down, as well as their online banking service.

In addition, the bank is not able to be reached by phone.

CEFCU officials say that their offices are still open to assist customers. Also, CEFCU debit and credit cards are still able to be used.

The outage has also caused flight delays for the Peoria Airport.

Sources say that the issue is with an AT&T trunking system near Canton.

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