Outage update: cell phone coverage improved, boost in connectivity for Rock Island customers

CenturyLink has reported two things that should help out some outage impacted islanders:
All Rock Island DSL traffic is now routed away from CenturyLink infrastructure so Rock Island customers should see much improved connectivity.
CenturyLink has fixed the problem that was leading to extensive problems with dialing local cell phones. Some tests by DEM seem to confirm this.

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