Sprint reports 'intermittent voice issues' in Midwest; customers unable to send, receive calls

MILWAUKEE -- Sprint customers in southeast Wisconsin were experiencing issues making and receiving calls on Wednesday, Oct. 31, the company confirmed on Twitter.

On the website downdetector.com, which tracks complaints about services made on social media and posted to the website itself, nearly 100 reports of problems were received in Milwaukee starting around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

One Milwaukee customer said he was unable to make or receive calls, but texting seemed to be functioning properly.

Sprint officials released this statement:

“Some customers in Midwest and other markets may have intermittently experienced voice issues yesterday. Service began restoring at approximately 8:30pm CT and service was fully restored at 10:30pm CT. Maintaining reliable service to keep our customers connected is our top priority, and we deeply apologize to all customers impacted.”