Verizon network down

Here we go again. Looks like Verizon's 4G network is refusing to wake up this morning. We've got multiple reports in multiple forums, e-mails in the inbox, and threads on Verizon's own support forums. Sit tight, folks. We've been here before.

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Verizon's network apparently struggling this morning

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I just got off the phone with Verizon at 8:50am EST - they stated they just put in a ticket about 20 minutes ago. It's down everywhere. No ETA as to when it's going to be up and running again.

The crazy thing is that 3G is down as well as 4G. Usually these issues are isolated to the 4G network. Days like this make me realize how incredibily addicted I am to my cell data.

my 4G is intermittent too, I just got 4G yesterday, they haven't officially announced it being out in this area yet, so I can't really complain, wonder if it is another case of issue with 4G outages after rolling out a 4G market.

I am glad to know that it wasn't just me. I was starting to wonder if my new phone was having issues after a week.

Choice words...I'd say class-action lawsuit on the basis of false advertisement and charging for a network with much less than 99.99% uptime. Thank God Verizon isn't in the datacenter business. They might be worse than Office 365 or BPOS from Microsoft as far as uptime is concerned...Stupid Big Red! >_<

Have fun with that. Obviously you've never been on the receiving end of a class-action suit. You get screwed compared to what you paid. Like when I bought a lawnmower that apparently wasn't as powerful as the box and engine say they are, I got a coupon for $25 off of a...wait for it...new lawnmower! That went in the trash.

Yup, here in Malvern too (actually down most of the PA Turnpike between Besalem and King of Prussia, and all along 202 South), have contacted support through twitter since I can only send text messages with the 'service' I am getting today

I'm South-Eastern Indiana (Switzerland County)
not a 4g area, but I do have full 3g signal... data and voice is working, no problems..

No wonder I was having trouble activating my new Razr Maxx, took a while, but it finally connected after two hours of trying.

I just got 3G service a few minutes ago, in Louisville, KY.
Rep I talked to earlier at Verizon said it was nationwide affecting 3G and 4G, no etr.

Glad to know its not just me. Tried to use my phone as a hotspot at school like I usually do, either would not connect, or kept getting dropped. I am in downtown Dayton, OH where service is usually great, today it SUCKS!

At around 8:40am in Rhode Island I had no data. Rebooted and was able to get 3G service. Around 10 minutes ago 4G came back.

unfortunately this effected 3g as well. i had no data (galaxy nexus) and my wife had no data (3g only Incredible 2)

finally got 3g maybe 20 minutes ago, intermittent 4g (which is typical at work) but it should be more consistant than it is now.

just have to wait and see. but verizons outages are getting pretty frustrating, even though they only happen once every other month or so.

Atlanta, too. Noticed data dropping out and coming back for about 15 minutes. Now have 3G only in a place where I normally get LTE without trouble.

Been trouble free for two months, so does that mean more LTE sites firing up?

Mine was down, then my phone randomly rebooted and went through the activation process, now I'm back up in New York City.

All haa been well here in NYC. I have been on the web at various sites and on youtube since 3am to 7am very strong using both 3g and 4g on my GNex..

Service very sluggish here in Boston...had no 3G this morning and now I get half bars of 3G with no 4G in sight.

Was down for a bit between 730-8ish. Couldn't even pull 3G. Seems to be up and running good now though.

No 4g in central and northern Brooklyn, NY at the moment. 3g is going in and out as well. Fortunately I don't need cell data at work. It is nice to have on hand though.

Strange how spotty the problem can be...no 3G/4G on the SGN but 4G with no issues on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 sitting right beside it.

I am wondering if it just might be the Iphone. Maybe it's just coincidental but AT&T was fine until the Iphone. Verizon was great until the Iphone. Just my.02

Very wierd thing happened to me last night, i live in washingtonville NY, where 4g is strong, but im on the outskirts so i never get 4g. Last night i had full 4G at my house. This morning back to 3g. This happens frequently, does anyone know if maybe the 4g service gets stronger at night allowing me to get the signal only at night? or is there hope that they may be installing boosters or something in my area.

3G only here in Fishers, IN (north of Indy). I am glad though since the last few times I had 1x only or nada. Just noticed it within the last hour. Before that it was still 4G.

This sucks. Just got my new Galaxy Nexus last night and the first time I walk away from the comfort of my wifi and guess what...no 3G or 4G. What's up with that?

I am having issues here in Kansas too!! Near the Wichita metro area. :P Thought it was my phone but once I got to work realized it's way more than that!!

Having issues in Boston, MA. No mobile data between 7:30 and 9, now intermittent 3/4G. Maybe this will make me finally put down my new Galaxy Nexus and be productive :)

haha damn I was getting so pissed, just updated to 4.0.4 last night, phone was working great before (2nd phone, first one was a dud in a half)...felt like i was using my first phone again

Was originally going to post that 3G and 4G were still down in Phoenix, AZ but as of this typing I just got 3G back on my Stock G-Nex. Don't know how long it'll last ;)

Richmond, VA...3G is back, 4G bleeps on and off....I guess they'll try and blame these blackouts on "unlimited data plan abusers" /rolleyes.

3G is down for me in Berlin, MD. Was starting to get frustrated with my new galaxy nexus then i saw this post. Lol

Every thing was good in Il but ATT land internet was down for a while in the chicago areaI just teathered my Nexus and verizon came through for me lol

Every thing was good in Il but ATT land internet was down for a while in the chicago areaI just teathered my Nexus and verizon came through for me lol

It pops in and out at its own will. I will have 4G for a minute than maybe some 3G and than down again. This is so much fun.... NOT!

sporadic here in coastal VA. will have 4g lte and 3g then nothing, then 3g then nothing. sad when works wifi(which im convinced is powered by gerbil slave labor) is faster than "most reliable network". *sigh*

Man, I switched my rom last night. So I've been working on my phone all morning, restoring different roms and flashing different radios trying to get data back. I should have checked AC first.

No 4g in Philly; barely have 3g...I switched to Verizon on January 30th from Sprint because of Sprint's slow, sporadic network. Verizon's LTE network was the ONLY reason i switched, and then this happens again? It's hard to believe that they haven't figured out how to stabilize their network since the last outage? Come on, don't make me regret my decision. I haven't seen 1X on a phone in years!!!

No 3 or 4G in Boston area. This is getting pathetic. I pay big bucks for several lines. T-Mobile never lost signal, should have stayed. That is what I get when I listen to other people.

Had nothing in Harrisburg PA, then went to 3G. SHowing 4G right now...will keep testing and watching to see if it is up and down, or back to full speed again.

Edit: spoke too soon...going back and forth from 3 to 4...

I've had verizon for about 2 1/2 months now and I have experienced 3 substantial outages in that time.. Once for 48 hours, one for 18 hours and this one is in its 6th hour.

7 years at tmobile and I have never had an outage.

Most reliable network my ass.

NW Houston,

I turned off wifi and I am getting 1 bar on Galaxy Nexus for 3G. No 4G at all.

I normally leave Wi-Fi on 24/7.

Its up here in eastern nc but this is crap. Most reliable ha.i had more droped called, phone issues and jacked up charges.on this alltel was so much better.

I'm right outside Akron oh this am. I drove fom Toledo oh and 3g didn't work for miles at a times when it usually does across i80 right now no 3g or 4g on Akron area barely any signal period

I called at 7:30am nothing was reported for Lexington KY, still down for me... Thought it was my phone. Glad I didn't master reset.

Ok this is y I'm scared to leave at&t sometimes I see crap like this a bit more then I wouldn't like to as crappy as at&t is it seems reliable????

My 3G was out for nearly three hours. Strangely, I was around free wifi but I still couldn't connect. Both icons for cell and wifi were greyed out. Why's that?

I don't have anything since this morning - no 3G, no 4G, no 1X in North Jersey. My husband however, 8 feet away from me, has had pretty much consistent 3G all day on his Droid X.

My 4G in the Boston area is still spotty. It will be OK for a little while and then I will have nothing,not even 1x. I live in a very strong 4G area. You have to drive a very long way just to get out of the 4G area. This is getting to the point where Verizon better shit or get off the pot. I have AT&T's new LTE up and running but I just don't like AT&T. I have a great plan with Verizon, don't want to give that up to be squeezed by AT&T.

Still nothing but 1x here in Virginia, 3G has been spotty all day, I think I saw the 4G go up 1 time.
Doesn't seem to be affecting everybody, but I sure would like to know if they still see this as an issue...

So I have a 4G phone and have been getting only 3G all day. All this with no text or notice of any kind from Verizon. So I guess it's ok if I pay only 3/4 of my bill and give them no reason or explanation?

Hey, where's the follow up to this issue from AC? It's been fixed/working for many since late this morning.

Officially resolved 12:30pm ET.

See these posts from Twitter and the forums:

http://twitter.com/#!/VZWnews/status/172385646281887744

http://forums.androidcentral.com/verizon/157457-verizon-service-outage.h...

"Here is information regarding the outage. This information is current as of an 2:15pm ET email from Verizon.

Start Date: 2/22/12
End Date: 2/22/12
Start Time: 7:25am ET
End Time: 12:30pm ET
Affected Service: 4G
Affected Location: Nationwide
Status: Resolved"

This mean nothing,you are been charged for network claiming it`s the best in the nation ! And on other hand Sprint it`s the worst..
How many time Sprint network been down or T-Mobile? Which both compare to VZW they`re bad network.
In the end you been over charged, and you are right you get what you`re paying for.

Seriously?

Verizon Is The Top Network For The U.S. Have You Ever Worked For Verizon? Do You Think It's Easy Being Able To Be Up 24 Hours A Day With So Much Data Being Transfered All Day? Downtime Is Bound To Happen, Get Over It. Stop Bashing.

Was out in Peoria IL for maybe an hour, but I did notice that Google Music was struggling most the morning to stream music, side note, Frontier Internet was also slow, which is a Verizon company.

VZ says 4G is back up but i still dont have it here in Saddle Brook NJ. fyi, Saddle Brook is about 8-10 miles west of NYC.