Spectrum says services restored after outage in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. — Services have been restored for those Spectrum customers in Lincoln that were temporarily without services Tuesday.

A spokesperson for Spectrum says a fiber optic cable was accidentally cut by a third-party road construction crew. Spectrum crews worked to restore service to those affected by the outage, and all customers were believed to have services restored by 8 p.m.

The company said services would be restored gradually for customers as individual fiber optic strands are repaired, and added, “we appreciate our customers patience as we make the necessary repairs.”

Some Lincoln Spectrum customers lost service Tuesday after crews accidentally cut a fiber optic cable. 

A spokesperson for the company says the outage affected customers primarily in the downtown area, however outages have been reported across the city. 

The spokesperson told Channel 8 Eyewitness News a fiber optic cable was accidentally cut by a third party road construction crew. 

Spectrum says services will be restored gradually for customers as the individual fiber optic strands are repaired. 

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