Verizon Wireless confirms text outage


FILE – This June 4, 2014, file photo shows signage at a Verizon Wireless retail store at Downtown Crossing in Boston. Verizon, the nation’s largest wireless provider, will stop offering phones at discounted prices when customers sign two-year service contracts, taking effect Aug. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

(WSPA) — Verizon Wireless says it fixed an issue to text services.

A company spokesperson confirmed the outage.

In an email sent just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kate Jay with Verizon Wireless said the issue had been resolved. 

“We experienced an issue impacting texting services for some customers this morning. Our engineers were able to identify and resolve the issue quickly. Service is now fully restored,” Jay said. 

According to, more than 4,000 Verizon users reported problems. A map on the website showed outages across the Upstate.

Verizon said in a tweet earlier Tuesday that the texting outage affected a “ton of customers” on the East Coast.  

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Mascot Challenge
High School RedZone
Star of the Week
Black and Blue Kickoff Live
Pro Football Challenge
Carolina Eats Contest
Find A Job
Color your Weather
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store

Trending Stories