Phone lines to switch |

Phone lines to switch

Daily Staff Report

GYPSUM – CenturyTel will move nearly 4,100 customer lines overnight, from one piece of technology to another, on Tuesday, but most won’t even notice.The local telecommunications company will be moving all customer lines in the Eagle area to a new switch, starting at midnight. Duration of service interruption is not expected to last longer than two to three minutes.”This is just another step in our $15 million network enhancement project,” said CenturyTel General Manager Michael Towne. “This transition includes all telephone lines in the Eagle exchange – 970-328.”The purpose of this upgrade is to provide more reliable service and bring additional broadband capabilities, Towne said. Customers are not required to do anything as a result of this upgrade. The entire process, including testing, should be completed by 6 a.m. Tuesday. If service interruptions last longer than a few minutes, customers should call CenturyTel’s Repair Department at 800-824-2877.vail colorado

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