AT&T Will Give You A $5 Credit If You Were Hit By Its Network Outage

The carrier said it will apply the credit within two billing cycles for those affected by its widespread service outage.

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AT&T wireless customers who were affected by the carrier's widespread network outage last week will receive a $5 credit on their accounts within two billing cycles, the company said in a post on its website.

“We apologize for Thursday’s network outage,” AT&T said in the post. “To help make it right, we’re reaching out to potentially impacted customers and we’re proactively applying a credit to their accounts.”

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.