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*UPDATE: Fixed* AT&T currently experiencing major data outage

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*UPDATE: Fixed* AT&T currently experiencing major data outage
Reports are flooding in that AT&T users across the East Coast and Midwestern states are without data service.  It seems to be mostly iPhone users (maybe this guy has some grounds after all) but there are a few reports of other devices being affected.  One user on Howard Forums was told by an AT&T technician that it was only iPhones in the NE, but posters as far as Illinois and St. Louis are reporting outages.  Another poster says AT&T told him it was because of Gustav, but for their sake we hope not because if a hurricane in the south can take out your data network across the country then there are big issues.  Either way, major cities like Boston, NYC, Baltimore, Philly, Chicago and StL seem to be affected.  Is it down for you, and what kind of phone do you have?

Update: AT&T is saying the issue was resolved around 12PM EST and was due to a routing problem in the NE.  Users are reporting that the service is back up, but many are still complaining that data speeds are dial-up slow even on 3G.

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:42

1. (unregistered)

Iphone 3G and I live right outside of NYC.....Edge and 3G are affected....Have not had anything since very early this morning

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 09:59

2. C-Chicki (unregistered)

Fan-boys everywhere are about to commit sucide if they dont get to fixed soon

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:43

11. (unregistered)

I'm sure that the only fan boy here is you. (and you can tell right away)

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 12:05

16. (unregistered)


posted on 03 Sep 2008, 12:07

17. C-Chicki (unregistered)

Actually its on my list of phones I am paying attention to. Its so unfortunately bust your little judmental bubble but I dont worship a piece of technology but I am not going to lie and say that I am not curious about it. And oh yes boy huh? Do you comprehend anything? 'C-Chicki' CHICK! Oh i am sorry I must have to actually state the word boobs for you to reconize that I am a female and yes I actually do something besides domestic BS. Anything else you need to know? Because I'll actuallly state my identity instead of hiding behind being lazy and stating yourself as anonymous.

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 12:15

19. C-Chicki (unregistered)

And normally I dont bitch back but damn, just must be one of those out of the ordinary days

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 15:48

33. JDubReno005 (unregistered)

Haha got to love att!! Can we say can you hear me know!!

posted on 04 Sep 2008, 09:44

47. (unregistered)

It's "hear me NOW" not KNOW learn to properly spell and use grammar before you make fun of others because it then backfires on you!

posted on 05 Sep 2008, 09:11

61. dabax2324 (Posts: 4; Member since: 01 Jun 2008)

fighting on the internet is retarded. its like winning the special Olympics even if u win your still a retard.

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 10:08

3. (unregistered)


posted on 03 Sep 2008, 10:27

4. (unregistered)

No problem here in southwest suburban Chicago.

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 10:35

5. anon (unregistered)

Fine here in Detroit

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 10:42

6. (unregistered)

I live in Chattanooga, TN and 3g on the iPhone, data card and Tilt are all at full strength.

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 10:46

7. rajahn2004 (unregistered)

well im here in akron-cleveland, Ohio and my phone and my sisters work just fine...I have a Treo 750 and she has a AT&T Tilt...im usin skyfire and IE works perfectly...

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:08

8. The Truth (unregistered)

In St. Louis. Service is shady but not quite sure if it is the same outage...

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:23

9. peachkfc (unregistered)

I commute from Providence to Boston. I have a Samsung Blackjack II and my service has been out all day in both locations. One of my co-workers in Bostonhas an i-Phone and his service is out, too.

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:38

10. vzw "fanboy" (unregistered)

hahahaha lol...what a great service at&t is, not! i wonder what happened!?

posted on 04 Sep 2008, 09:46

48. (unregistered)

EVERYBODY has there problems here and there. VZ has had problems before...NOBODY is perfect! Why hate?

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:44

12. (unregistered)

Everything fine here in Savannah, GA

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:44

13. (unregistered)

Atlanta, GA is up and running too!

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:45

14. (unregistered)

I'm at central park, NY right now and I'm using Safari on my iPhone to post this message. So obviously is certain areas.

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 11:49

15. (unregistered)

who cares? the service SUCKED before the network crashed, I Phone is the biggest peice of overhyped junk I ever saw. Get a DARE and a real network u broke ass mofos

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 12:09

18. C-Chicki (unregistered)

I wouldnt say the biggest piece but DIFINATELY over-hyped

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 12:55

20. AT & WHAT? (unregistered)

The iphone is probably one of the best phones I have ever used , The service is garbage!!!! whether its a hurricane or a tornado or an earthquake what does it matter if your towers are still standing and are running above 90% like verizonwireless was during katrina. When was the last time verizonwireless had a problem with their service???? uh uh cant remember, well I know for a fact at&t is raising the bar right up our a@@!!! I think i will go to pick up the dare and call it a day , tired of calling at&t and hearing lies of why their service sucks , If you are going to lie do it right tell me the earthquake in china is causing the problem or what about the mudslide in cambodia is doing it. vzw here i come. service without the bullsh**

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 14:22

27. xmguy (unregistered)

AT&T coverage in my area is VERY poor. Verizon Wireless is the top dog. I have the LG Dare and love it. Signal is great!

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 15:49

34. JDubReno005 (unregistered)

Can I get a AMEN..... Amen!

posted on 04 Sep 2008, 12:23

51. (unregistered)


posted on 06 Sep 2008, 22:33

65. (unregistered)

Amen from me here in NW PA :D

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 12:58

21. vzw "fan boy" (unregistered)

good to hear your switching to vzw! you wont be dissapointed!

posted on 03 Sep 2008, 13:01

22. jrcrow (unregistered)

hmm..nothing wrong with SoCal servce..hehe

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