Verizon 4G LTE down nation-wide again?

Verizon 4G LTE down nation-wide again?
Verizon’s blazing fast LTE network is obviously struggling today with users across different states complaining 4G data is down on their devices. Both western and eastern states are affected - New York, Virginia, Arizona, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Iowa, Georgia, texas Pennsylvania and Ohio are all included, so it basically seems like a nation-wide outage.

Verizon’s 4G network has experienced a couple of those hits with data down on a couple of occasions last year, but in 2012 it’s the first time we’ve heard about a wide-scale outage.

There are no official statements from the company, but we guess it will respond soon and hopefully fix the issue. Let us know whether you are affected by the outage and where are you located in the comments below.

Update: Verizon followed up with a tweet saying that "after a brief issue this morning, 4G LTE service is fully restored."



1. aztaxia12295

Posts: 272; Member since: Nov 22, 2009

Yep, no service in NYC

36. JC557

Posts: 1921; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

That's odd, I still had/ have LTE service on my phone and not one hiccup. It still has it as I'm typing right now. I'm in NYC Queens to Midtown. Then again, I haven't suffered through any of the past outages.

2. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Long term problems.

3. krauser1

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

Atlanta, GA is very spotty. Hardly have it.

4. DanMarino13

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Iowa City/Coralville Iowa is down here at Best Buy...ugh.

5. barbsman73

Posts: 8; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

YEP!!!!!!!!!....Indiana down also......Can we get a credit on our Data

6. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Stuck on 3G here in MPLS, Mn.

7. johneevo

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 05, 2012

I have 4G in Pennsylvania

8. MickDM

Posts: 63; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

thx vh ;)

9. vantenkiest

Posts: 316; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

aye here in pittsburgh PA still got signal im getting better speeds now than i have so far.. 38mbs down

10. shnibz

Posts: 510; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

No problems in South Eastern Virginia


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Okay, iAdmit it, my 4G here in NYC is a no show this morning. I've had to make like an iPhone and use iWiFi (on my DROID RAZR™)

12. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

its spotty here in des moines ia metro. connects then drops and a few minutes later reconects.

13. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

No problems here in southern CT but my girlfriend lost 3G for a bit this morning...

14. krauser1

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

Seems to be coming back now. Haven't had a drop in about 30 minutes. Strong 8mbs connection over the course of that time.

15. Monster.Ninja

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

!!! LOL !!!

16. phunkinc

Posts: 16; Member since: Nov 08, 2011

Is it just LTE or Data in general?

17. Skidro13

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 27, 2010

Still 23mbps here at university of Illinois


Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

VZ should file a lawsuit against those who sold them the LTE hardware, probably they bought a cheap Chinese equipment.....!!!!

31. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

did it have an apple logo on it?

19. charulo316

Posts: 45; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Down here L.A. Rebooted the phone 3 times and now seems to working 4G again. Droid Bionic.

20. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

Everyone crying over a technology still in its pampers. If you still have 3G you'll still get your data, just a little slower. Wow, what have we become? We still have it made compared to a decade ago.

48. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Wrong, it knocks my 3g off too. With my TB it didn't, with the bionic, it does.

21. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

It looks like its back up in Los Angeles.

22. jbayne

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

Down here in Florida. Why cant they post something on their website about this? Using Samsung Stratosphere

23. issa8

Posts: 54; Member since: Jul 26, 2011

4G running well on my Galaxy Nexus here in the California (bay area).. although my call quality usually sucks :-\ anyone know when/if they might fix this?

43. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

If you're unlocked and rooted, try a custom ROM such as AOKP and a kernel such as Franco's.

24. superguy

Posts: 465; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

Was down in Baltimore today, both 3g and 4g.

25. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

I dont know what Verizon is doing, but i havent seen a company with so many issues within a short amount of time!! Why spend billions to revamp your network when it keeps having issues...........especially their LTE service which has gained a ton of customers over AT&T and Sprint. Hopefully they'll resolve this issue or they'll start losing customers

27. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

You've never seen a company that had brand new technology fail a few times the first year it's deployed? Where have you been? LTE is not only new tech to VZW but nobody has expanded this kind of network this fast in the US before. There are bound to be problems here and there..

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