June 25--10:05 p.m.: AT&T says service has been fully restored after road crews cut a fiber-optic line.
8:25 p.m. update: For the second time in about a week, AT&T says road construction crews have hit a fiber-optic line, leaving some customers without service.
The company's latest statement: "Due to a fiber cut caused by a third party doing road construction, some customers in parts of South Austin may experience issues with their wireless, landline, TV or Internet services. Our technicians are on-site working to repair the damage as quickly as possible and hope to have service restored soon. We apologize for any inconvenience."
Earlier: AT&T said Friday afternoon that it's investigating reports of outages in parts of Central Texas.
A spokeswoman for the Dallas-based telecommunications giant said crews are looking into the issue and hope to have more information soon.
"Some customers in the Austin area may experience issues with their wireless and wireline service," AT&T said in a written statement. "Our technicians are investigating the cause of the outage and working to restore service as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience."
Friday's reported outage comes about a week after an hours-long outage that affected AT&T's cable, cellular, Internet and landline service in the Austin area on June 17. A road construction crew cut a fiber-optic line, causing the service disruption, AT&T said.
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