Update: Cantonment Landline Phone Outage Repaired

November 17, 2020

A landline telephone outage in Cantonment has been repaired.

Landline customers in Cantonment were unable to make phone calls, including calls to 911, due to a network outage during the day on Tuesday.

According to Escambia County, landline customers served by the Cantonment central office may be unable to call 911. If needed, affected customers should call 911 from a cell phone.

The outage included  landline customers in the (850) 937 Cantonment exchange, including  problems for Ransom Middle School, Tate High School and Jim Allen Elementary School.

Comments

10 Responses to “Update: Cantonment Landline Phone Outage Repaired”

  1. Whisperjet on November 20th, 2020 7:39 am

    ..my phone cable was out for 28 days back in June ..could not get any info on repair progress ..could find no local contact numer..800 number was zero help…finally, after 60 years , had it cutoff , and I now have a disc attached to my desk…ATT has gotten way too big..I remember the good ole days of Southern Bell when they were family friends..

  2. Had enough on November 17th, 2020 9:06 pm

    Besides the schools what is that 6 houses maybe.

  3. EMD on November 17th, 2020 8:13 pm

    Still, most people (no matter how many times you tell them) do not seem to get it… that a few people in this country are not able to use a cell phone from home because they cannot get a signal, and cannot call 911. Therefore, it is very important to them to have their land line repaired as soon as possible, especially if they live alone, are elderly or have a medical condition. It would be great if everyone could get a cell signal.

  4. A Alex on November 17th, 2020 4:56 pm

    An old dial phone. Love to watch a snowflake figure that out

  5. Bama on November 17th, 2020 4:16 pm

    That is a red rotary 500 desk phone built by Western Electric

  6. Yessiree on November 17th, 2020 3:54 pm

    Commissioner Gordon calling..Batman we have a situation!

  7. mat on November 17th, 2020 2:45 pm

    What is that red thing in the photo? Ha Ha Ha

  8. Sihng Sot on November 17th, 2020 1:32 pm

    What’s a landline?

  9. William Reynolds on November 17th, 2020 1:30 pm

    “How long will this last?”

    Until AT&T fixes it. :) Seriously, they have not given a timetable.

  10. jennifer chastang on November 17th, 2020 1:28 pm

    How long will this last?





Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) NorthEscambia.com reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.