Nationwide Alltel outage affects 13 million customers

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Nationwide outage

A major nationwide disruption to cell phone services hit millions of Alltel customers Thursday night.

Alltel says its customers are experiencing service disruptions in various forms.

Some customers are not able to receive incoming calls on their cell phones or make outgoing calls.

Alltel serves about 13 million customers across America.

No exact time was given on when customers could expect service to be restored to normal.