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Date: 05/09 13:34 EST

Title: BellSouth Service Outage Affecting Athens Area Cleared

ATLANTA, May 9, 2000 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A service outage affecting several retailers in the Athens area, including several who those who sell tickets for the Georgia Lottery, has been cleared.

BellSouth (NYSE: BLS) has determined that the outage resulted from a defective piece of equipment in a switching center in Covington.

Service was restored at approximately 12:35 p.m., and traffic is moving normally over the network.

SOURCE BellSouth Corporation (C) 2000 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. -0-CONTACT:Joe Chandler, 404-249-2041, or Bill Carver, 770-391-2475, both of BellSouth Corporation


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