UPDATE: According to U.S. Cellular spokesperson Kevin Schuster, service was restored in Mason City around 7 p.m.
MASON CITY, IA – U.S. Cellular issued the following release regarding network outages in the area:
“U.S. Cellular customers in Mason City may be experiencing a network outage today due to a fiber cable being cut in Floyd that is impacting some of our cell sites. We are working with our third-party vendors to restore cell service as quickly as possible. In the meantime, we are working to reroute calls for our customers. We apologize for the inconvenience, and service should be restored shortly.”