AT&T cell system difficulties reported

STEUBENVILLE Area AT&T Wireless system users may be experiencing some difficulties placing or receiving voice calls on their cell phones in the Steubenville area today.

Intermittent stories of inability to place or answer calls on both iPhone and Android phones have been reported. A test in the newsroom between an Android and an iPhone showed the receiver could not answer the call and the caller could not hang up the call shortly after 10 a.m.

A short while later, a call was able to be answered normally

An AT&T spokeswoman responded to an e-mail inquiry that the company would have a response “shortly.”