Texting outage affecting Verizon customers along East Coast


(WRIC) — If you’re a Verizon customer and are unable to text at the moment, there’s a reason why. 

Verizon Wireless said in a tweet there is a texting outage on the East Coast, affecting a “ton of customers.”

According to the website DownDetector.com, the biggest outage areas were in Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia and parts of North Carolina including Raleigh and Charlotte.

Customers in the Richmond area were also impacted in the outage, the website showed.

It was not immediately clear what caused the outage. 

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