Spectrum outage affects customers including businesses, government entities in Texas


Spectrum announced Tuesday that it is aware of an outage that is affecting customers in Texas.

The outage includes internet, phone and cable. People with Spectrum phone service also cannot call 911, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

Some utilities, including CPS Energy and municipalities have announced that the internet outages are affecting their websites and pay-by-phone systems.

Spectrum did not give a reason for the outage which as of 12:50 p.m., had been reported on the website DownDetector.com by more than 32,000 customers.

It is unknown if the outage is related to Beryl, which made landfall in Texas as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday.

Power outages in the Houston area are affecting technology and broadcast companies.