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Century Link, Verizon outage causes problems for local businesses

Jan 01, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Just hours before the blizzard hit on Thursday, Century Link and Verizon experienced service interruptions nationwide, including here in New Mexico.

The outage impacted some local businesses.

It did not take long for the owner of Color Wheel Toys on Central to realize she was having internet issues on Thursday, making it impossible to accept payments other than cash, amid the Century Link outage.

In fact, her cash register system runs on WiFi.

"I thought oh this is just t...