Alas, no. It seems that Ma Bell has screwed something up. AL.com is reporting that the repairs have been made.
"Overnight, we had a technical equipment problem in Birmingham, and it's disrupting the ability for customers to call from landline to mobile phone," an AT&T spokeswoman told the Birmingham News.
If that'92s true, then the solution seems to be worse than the problem. At the Weekly, we haven'92t been able to reach anyone on AT&T'92s system, neither landlines nor mobile phones.
On the other hand, there was a moment of 1990s nostalgia when we heard actual busy signals again.