Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New Telephone Switch Installed.(Business)

Byline: Journal Staff and Wire Reports

AROUND NEW MEXICO

Some callers dialing into and out of the East Mountains recently were unable to get through because Qwest Communications was replacing a computerized switch.

As phone number information was downloaded from the computer being replaced into the new switch, neighborhoods experienced problems, said John Badal, vice president for Qwest in New Mexico.

Callers sometimes received "all circuits are busy" messages or a busy signal and had to repeat the call. …

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