[NATIONWIDE] Verizon 4G LTE Data Outage

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    Many people went to bed or awoke this morning wondering what was wrong with their handsets. Reports of no data connectivity began piling up late into the night and early morning. The sight of millions of Android users shaking their fists at their handsets yelling "Oh no not again. I'm returning this thing!!" could be heard around the country. Well you may want to hold off on that decision.

    There is a nationwide 4G LTE outage and for those that have been with the network since it's launch this is nothing new. Seems to be par for the course of owning an LTE handset nowadays. A lot of users are reporting 3G connectivity is at least up and running again so at those that rely on their devices for work can get some work done.

    Perhaps if Verizon would have made the decision to go with the shock proof hard drives in their laptops this wouldn't be happening. I guess we just have to roll with the punches folks until they get this tech squared away.

    Check in if you have 4G LTE back online. Post city/state you live in.

    Source: Verizon Support Forums
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    [Updated] Verizon Wireless 4G Down Across the Nation; 3G Also Spotty

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    It looks as if VZW is having network issues again. Their 4G service is down across the country. Users from coast to coast are experiencing the issue. In fact, for a while even the 3G service was out. In some areas, both 4G and 3G has been restored, but not fully. There are still users reporting spotty issues for 3G. These issues cropped up several hours earlier, so things may be improving. Sound off if you are one of the affected, or the improved.

    Thanks for the tip, stinger161!

    Update: Things may be back up and running now. Share if your 4G or 3G is still down.
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    Didn't have service from 3 am until 10 am in Nashville tn

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    My 4G is fine. Ive actually noticed more 4G reception this morning fir whatever reason.
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    nothing here in seattle. Pay all this money for this service and its quite unreliable.
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    It's not the shock proof hard drives, it's because they didn't put Wifi in their TV's. ;)
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    Still no service for me. 4G is nonexistent and 3G pops up when it wants to...
    (Bay Area, California)
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    No 4G or 3G here in Phoenix. Thank god for wifi.

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    Hell there was no data service at all on my G Nex until 8am this morning.
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    haven't lost 4g at all in the DC metro
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    dammit, i knew this day would come. need to brush up on my left 4 dead skills. NW Houston - no 4G and spotty 3G.

    I think it would have been pretty funny to photoshop that map and make it all white.
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    Down earlier both Rezound and Droid2 only getting 1X, now Rezound shows 4G. MD suburbs near DC
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    my tbolt in nyc and LI has been down (very spotty) for 2 weeks now. gotta fix my screen so i can get a warranty (but with data being totally off, that may not help OR they may not do it).

    im thinking the first outage might have scrwwed something up royally.

    2 tbolts, a bionic, and a droid are not working here
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    4G fine in boston area. never had a problem this morning or when i went to bed last night.
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    My data was down about 2 hours ago, but my phone is now indicating 4G LTE, and I am able to access the internet.

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    Tbolt in DC, 4G is a rockin!
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