Idaho - UPDATE: Internet service back online for many CenturyLink customers [telecom]

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By Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com

IDAHO FALLS - Internet service for many CenturyLink customers in
eastern Idaho is back online after an outage that began before 7
a.m. Saturday.

A spokesperson with CenturyLink's media relations team got back to us
with the following response about the outage:

"We're not seeing any network disruptions at this time but will take a
deeper look."

https://www.eastidahonews.com/2019/09/centurylink-customers-experiencing-major-internet-outage/

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Bill Horne
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Re: Idaho - UPDATE: Internet service back online for many CenturyLink customers [telecom]
On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 12:19:58 PM UTC-4, Bill Horne wrote:
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Historical notes:

Back in 1967 General Telephone Co (an independent carrier)  
advertised its data communications services (via Lenkurt)
https://books.google.com/books?id=aVYEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA9&dq=%22general%20telephone%22%20data%20transmission&pg=PA9#v=onepage&q&f=false

In 1968 a newspaper described GTE's pulse code modulation
https://books.google.com/books?id=QNFFAAAAIBAJ&lpg=PA18&dq=%22general%20telephone%22%20data%20transmission&pg=PA18#v=onepage&q&f=false

In 1978 GTE of Florida ran an ad describing its data services in use:
https://books.google.com/books?id=d1ZNAAAAIBAJ&lpg=PA23&dq=%22general%20telephone%22%20data%20transmission&pg=PA23#v=onepage&q&f=false (lower left of frame)

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