Widespread internet outage hits Flathead Valley

Posted at 11:57 AM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 13:57:53-04

KALISPELL – An internet outage that impacted a good portion of the Flathead Valley over last two days has been restored.

According to Montana Sky Facebook post, a Flathead internet provider, a fiber optics line was cut in the Woods Bay area Sunday night.

The cause of the outage is pointed at power lines on the ground and a tree was on fire across the lines.

The outage impacted Charter Spectrum, a few Montana Sky fiber optic only customers south of Bigfork and also a few cell companies.

According to Montana Sky Facebook post, service was restored Monday at 11 a.m.