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Bell outage affects police, municipalities, cell customers in B.C.

Last Updated Feb 1, 2020 at 11:13 pm PDT

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Summary

Phones are down at city operated facilities in Coquitlam, New Westminster, Delta, Port Coquitlam and Abbotsford

Several police services were affected including Transit Police and Delta PD

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Phone service went down across the province for Bell customers, including some police services and several Lower Mainland municipalities Saturday.

Service to RCMP non-emergency lines went down but was restored around 6 p.m.

Problems persisted for other Bell customers, including several cities on the Lower Mainland.

Individual Bell customers are also reporting issues and as of 9 p.m. Saturday there was no solution in sight.