East side phone lines down early Friday

Sections of the east side from Fagaitua to Onenoa had an outage on their landlines phones and Internet service this morning.

The problem began at about 5 am and was resolved about 8:15 am.

CEO of the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority Lewis Wolman said ASTCA crews had to obtain the cooperation of a landowner in the early morning hours to complete the restoration of services.

ASTCA apologizes to customers who were inconvenienced.