Widespread wireless outage hits AT&T customers at Walt Disney World

Feb 22, 2024 in "MyMagic+"

Posted: Thursday February 22, 2024 9:21am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

A widespread nationwide outage of AT&T's wireless service is impacting guests at Walt Disney World this morning.

Some AT&T customers are seeing SOS calls only on their phones and are unable to send or receive text messages or use the internet. The outage began around 7 am.

Guests at Walt Disney World are advised to use Disney's free Wi-Fi service to access the internet and use My Disney Experience. Affected customers can also use Disney's Wi-Fi network to make voice calls.

AT&T said some of its customers were facing interruptions and was "working urgently" to restore service. "We encourage the use of Wi-Fi calling until service is restored," AT&T said.

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plutofan15Feb 26, 2024

Well, AT&T means American Telephone & Telegraph. But the company is awful to work for and doesn’t care at all about their employees.

LilofanFeb 25, 2024

Cowboys is nicknamed " America's team ". I doubt AT&T is America 's anything.

monothingieFeb 25, 2024

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larryzFeb 23, 2024

AT&T must be using Windows-based routers and switches...

Eric GrahamFeb 23, 2024

Actually, from Google, it was disruption was caused by the "application and execution of an incorrect process used as we were expanding our network," or, more simply put, a technical error.

Eric GrahamFeb 23, 2024

Thought I said it was some kind of update or something...

Eric GrahamFeb 23, 2024

I wasn't correlating the two...

Fido ChuckwagonFeb 23, 2024

Yeah but it’s a zero sum loss because for everyone who “missed out on a VQ because of this” there was another person who “got a VQ because of this.”

LilofanFeb 23, 2024

AT&T advised nationwide outage was caused by an software update . That’s what is supposed to be believed.

AylaFeb 23, 2024

The military health system cyber attack has absolutely zero to do with the AT&T outage.

LilofanFeb 23, 2024

That’s amazing you lasted 25 plus years with AT&T. In the last few years 32% of their workforce was cut. In the companies I worked for I survived many layoffs and I practically kissed the ground to survive but with increased workload and minimal raises to follow. At least I had a job. When your peers get walked out the door, not much time for good byes because I could be next.

tancFeb 23, 2024

Imagine if you missed out on a VQ due to this, if that's the case for anyone I feel sorry for them. Literally nothing people could do in a situation like that.

"El Gran Magnifico"Feb 23, 2024

Do you need a hug?