PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — If you can’t text at the moment, there’s a good reason why.
Verizon Wireless confirmed in a tweet there is an outage on the East Coast. The tweet said a “ton of customers” are being affected by the outage.
We have confirmed there is a texting outage on the east coast. Our technicians a fully aware we have a ton of customers that are being effected, and we’re working non-stop to get this matter resolved as soon as possible. *IXR 1/3— Verizon Wireless CS (@VZWSupport) March 12, 2019
The website Downdetector.com showed the biggest outage areas were in Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia and parts of North Carolina including Raleigh and Charlotte.
Customers in a few small areas in Hampton Roads were impacted in the outage, the website showed.
It’s unclear what may have caused the outage.