Authorities in Michigan are reporting scattered problems with phone service around the state.
Thousands of Brighthouse customers were without Internet, phone and cable service in Novi, Livonia and Farmington Hills Monday morning.
A growing telecommunications business founded in 1986 to install hardware for Ma Bell’s long distance competitors is growing into new industries like defense and surveillance.
After two quarters of declines, the Ann Arbor-based analysts behind the American Customer Satisfaction Index reported an increase for the quarter. ACSI officials said gains for utility and health care companies more than offset satisfaction decline in the information sector.