Verizon's LTE is OUT again

Verizon's LTE is OUT again
Whether you own the HTC ThunderBolt or the Samsung DROID Charge, you might be stuck using Verizon's 3G network for the time being. Reported outages of Verizon's LTE network have been received from Washington D.C. to as west as Phoenix, Arizona. So if you have been trying every trick in the book to get back that 4G speed that you have become accustomed to, you might as well sit back and wait for the problem to be resolved. After all, the last time Big Red's LTE service went out, it was back up and running fairly quickly.

If we can find one good thing to say about Verizon's 4G outage, at least it doesn't affect all of those new Motorola DROID X2 owners who bought the phone when it launched online yesterday. If you have been having problems with your 4G service with Verizon, let us know by dropping some words in the comment box below.

source: AndroidCentral



1. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I am wondering whether LTE is ready for prime time?

2. phbelov

Posts: 124; Member since: Mar 25, 2011

No, I think.

20. tuminatr

Posts: 1120; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

No outage in Minnesota WTF phonearena

40. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i don't think it was for long coz i was using my mom's Droid Charge that day around the time of the supposed outage and i was lacking a 4G signal where i normally would've but after like an hour or so it was behaving normally again.

41. jogutier

Posts: 324; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

I was getting 4G in a non 4G area. Strange

3. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Still good in SF, Cali. Go Giants!!

4. coria791

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 12, 2010

When is 4G coming to TN

33. duke594

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 03, 2009

Um LTE has been in TN since day one. Ever heard of Nashville or Clarksville?! It covers most of middle tennessee already. Check your source before you post please!

46. ipaint87

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

It already is.

5. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

oh damn, that's what happened when i was showing off LTE speeds to my friend...bugger. >>

14. deago78

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Awesome picture. Zaraki lol.

6. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Well, if Jobs would just stop sending his color coded ninjas out to kill the signal... But it may also be maintenance they're performing on the network. After all, their 3G needed maintenance too once in a while.

8. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Actually, I think the sourcing might be a bit to the North - as in Washington state. Remember the saying DOS isn't done until Lotus won't run?

7. readyxaimxxfire unregistered

My 4G was only out for half an hour, but unfortunately it took 3G with it while it was gone.

9. ChitownMo unregistered

My 4G is all good here in The Windy City.

10. Jeff unregistered

I don't like Verizon anymore. Ever since they got the iphone, my 3g service has been horrible, and now they are having 4g problems. Called to inquire about the lack of 3g signal in my area, NYC, and they didn't seem to care about my problem. Think I'm gonna switch to T-mobile, their network is fast, reliable, and their plans are cheaper.

16. icepikk

Posts: 32; Member since: Feb 13, 2011

For you, I'd say you may be seeing T-Mobile through rose-colored glasses. Their plans are cheaper, but as for fast and reliable, no. The fast is slow compared to LTE, and even if it is fast, say 4-5Mbps, that will only last you for 5GB and then it will be .80 or less, if you're lucky to get past the 1-2Mbps in the first place at a lot of times, because the service is anything but reliable. I have it and I have so many outages and times when I cant make calls or send texts and times where I have no data signal at all, and my fiancee has the same thing, so it isnt my phone.

11. jj26 unregistered

Well I had t-mobile before which sucked cuz there network wud always be goin down nd shit so I switched to Verizon and got a droid charge. And so far I have not been happy with Verizon cuz one day there 4G works fine, then da next day it craps out. Its like having T-Mobile again. It fuking sucks. If this keeps goin on like this I might cancel Verizon and switch company. But idk to which one cuz I also heard att sucks. So yea I'm in quite a pickle.

17. icepikk

Posts: 32; Member since: Feb 13, 2011

And as for you, I doubt you find a service you like since you seem to be so **** picky. You hated T-Mobile's service, so you left. Now you have had Verizon for quite a short period of time if the indication is you got the Charge when you switched, and you have one problem and now hate it. Trust me, you will have far less troubles with Verizon than you did with T-Mobile or would with Sprint or AT&T. Yet you arent sure where to go cuz you hear AT&T sucks. So for you they all suck, so you will never be happy. Deal with the fact that with technology, new technology especially like LTE, there are bumps in the road and things need to be worked out, and stop expecting everything to be perfect and you'll be fine.

12. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

This is why it's smart to wait on 4G. There are still bugs being ironed out. Even if there was a 4G iPhone I wouldn't get it. I'm waiting till all the glitches are out then I'll save money on a 4G device. Or by the time Apple decides to release a 4G iPhone all the bugs should be out.

19. shawndog1

Posts: 34; Member since: May 21, 2011

But , will you save on the plan ? At no extra cost you can be locked into a unlimited plan . it's not like you don't have 3g to fall back on .

23. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

You're right. But I also hear of power consumption issues too. So even if I got a 4G device, as soon as I'd upgrade to an "improved" device they'd make me drop my unlimited plan. Either way I have to wait. I tried Android before but I'm a long-term iPhone user now.

30. shawndog1

Posts: 34; Member since: May 21, 2011

What ever works for ya , I live in the boons were their is only dial up . This is the clear choice for me even if i haft pay full price for my phone for now on .

13. Nice unregistered

Up and running fine in Dallas

15. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Guys guys.. its ok. VZW had to turn off LTE because jesus said it was interfering with transfering the saved souls to heaven (they run off similar bandwith). Since today is Rapture, LTE will be down until tomorrow when all the saved people are in heaven and all of us sinners are left with each other. LTE services will resume then. Thats the good news.. the bad news is all the saved people will be running on Angel Wireless in heaven which runs 5gb/s with no overages or bandwith caps and a flat rate of $20 a month. Dont ya wish u went to church now! lol

22. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

Or you could just go to Sprint and get unlimited for only 10 extra dollars instead of 20. God has unlimited texting to all his saints and friends included in that offering. John B.

27. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol sprint doesnt run at 5gigs a second. ill pay 20 any day for 5 gigs a second of data transfer with no caps or throttles.. lol :)

35. codymws

Posts: 237; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

5 Gbps? Or 5 GB/s? Either way, I HIGHLY doubt you're getting speeds that fast over 4G.

42. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

@codymws - are you kidding me? Have you used a phone in heaven? I get like 21GB/s seriously. dude...obviously you didn't bother to read his first post. It was meant to be completely fictional lol. you were all ready to disagree lol...geez talk about argumentative.

26. cposey

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

Damn dude, really? REally? REALLY?

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