Verizon outage reported in US

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Verizon’s cell phone services are down in large areas of the United States, according to customer reports.

Some cell phone calls on the Verizon network made since the outage was detected seem unable to connect. The first reports that the service was down came around 2:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday.

On TwitterVerizon Support stated that they “are aware that some customers of your [Fresno] service area may experience issues and our network teams are investigating this. »

According to Descent detector, problems with Verizon services are not limited to the Fresno, CA area. The problems have been reported the most in cities like Los Angeles, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Seattle, as well as Denver and New York.

The outage affects some emergency crews. For example, a post on the Clovis Public Security Twitter page confirms that 911 services are still working, but dispatch is unable to call back for 911 hang ups from cell phones.

In another tweetVerizon support noted “an issue affecting voice calls for some Verizon customers”.

“Our engineers are engaged and we are working quickly to identify and resolve the issue.”

Shortly after 6:00 p.m. CT, Washington State Emergency Management share that Verizon officials informed them that the “network should be up and running again.”

An hour later, some users are still reporting issues.

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