AT&T will issue credits to customers impacted earlier this week by a significant wireless outage, the company said on Saturday.

The Dallas-based company, whose network covers around 290 million people in the U.S., had to restore service to about three-quarters of its customers after they woke up Thursday morning unable to make calls or send texts. The company stated on its website, in very fine print at the bottom, that customers will receive "one $5 credit per account" within two billing cycles.

The service interruption lasted for more than 10 hours on Thursday, finally getting restored later in the evening.

AT&T said the outage appeared to be caused by a technical glitch, not a cyberattack. ... Read More: WMAR2NEWS