Verizon is down in major markets like New York City, Miami and Charlotte
UPDATE:This afternoon, Verizon fixed the issues that had it down in major markets since early this morning. The number of complaints submitted to DownDetector peaked at 12:04pm EDT and has been trending lower since.
The nations' largest carrier, Verizon, has suffered an outage on Monday morning. Verizon customers and others trying to make a phone call to one of the wireless providers' subscribers have been unable to connect to the number dialed. Instead, the caller has been getting a message saying that Verizon can not complete the call at this time. The issue put Verizon at the top of DownDetector's listing of companies suffering with their own outages.
At 8 am EDT, DownDetector showed that there were only 35 reports submitted by Verizon users. That number peaked to 1,465 just before noon. 66% complained about their mobile phone not working, and 22% were having issues with their mobile internet service. Problems with landline internet service accounted for 10% of submitted responses to the website.
DownDetector reports an outage at Verizon
Your's Truly has had problems connecting to family members using Verizon this morning. Areas where Verizon is having problems include New York City, Miami, Tampa, Charlotte, Raleigh, Sarasota, and more. Calls between Verizon subscribers living in the same house were not going through.