Verizon data network down. Again. Again.

Verizon down. Again. Again.

Once again, Verizon seems to be having data network issues. We haven't gotten that many reports from iPhone users this time, but our sibling site Android Central is certainly hearing all about not hearing it now.

You know the drill -- if you're rocking a Verizon iPhone or Verizon iPad, let us know how you're data is working. If it's not working, let us know where you are, when it stopped, and when it starts up again.

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Verizon data network down. Again. Again.


I'm in Chicago on Sprint, and all of our iPhone 4S devices have been almost unusable the last 48 hours concerning voice calls. Constant drops. They worked flawlessly since we obtained them launch day.
Did too many people get smartphones for Christmas/Chanukah/Kwanazaa?

not like verizon is any better. first the phones are very late for Christmas, and now they won't activate. leaving those of us who got one phoneless.

Not working in Des Moines. My phone hasn't pulled GMail in about 4 hours and iMessage is now back to Text Messaging

Been downloading an uploading with no issues !!! Love my Verizon white iPhone 4s !!! Aka Emma frost !!!

iMessage is sending as a text. Email seems to be working, however it is slower than usual here in NH

Its most likely the LTE network that is down this is perfect example why there isn't a LTE iPhone yet because apple does not like to deal with half crap work

I am with Verizon in Delaware and we have 2 iPhones and 1 iPad on their system. Haven't noticed any outage, and I use the iPhone (data) all day long. No complaints here!

Two iPhone 4's without voice of data service in the Boston area. No voice, txt, or data in two separate locations (Burlington & Newton)

Been out in the Los Angeles area (San Fernando Valley) since 10am. I can get it to work for a minute if I restart phone or activate mobile network, otherwise nothing. And the fastest I'm getting is 3G on my Thunderbolt.

IPhone 4 @ Northside of Chicago.. down since last night!! still down now.. no ETA.
called verizon about it.. they had no idea what I meant by it.

3g and 4g suck in Mansfield, Ohio. A VZW tech at the store said "it's growing pains and there are investing everything in 4g now so don't expect the 3g issues to be fixed soon." so glad I found this out after I bought my iPhone 4s. Verizon really sucks!

Verizon rep just told me iphone 4 and iphone 4s activation has been suspended nationwide, really pulling the network down. fun.

3G and 4g out in NE Ohio, Verizon said they suspect the IPhones are causing the data outages.

That's Verizon's excuse, they want everyone to be on a LTE android phone. Then when the LTE iPhone comes out, who are they going to blame for the LTE outages??

Wasn't AT&T the crap network to be on a year or two ago because of this, and then when Verizon got the iPhone everyone said this would never happen and they were better and all... And now look what's happening...

No 4g LTE here in the Seattle area since this morning. 3g is spotty in LTE/CDMA mode. When switching to CDMA only, 3g is fine.

Verizon just shipped a large batch of 4S phones that have been backordered all month (did not arrive for Christmas as promised). They arrived today and everyone was coming into the store to get them activated. Unfortunately mine does not work yet, still won't activate. Already mad because it didn't arrive when promised, now if they did suspend the activations they will have hell to pay.

Haven't been able to activate my 4G Android phone - been trying since 5pm Pacific time. Northern CA.

AT&T iPhone 4 has been up and running in central Florida just fine. I have traveled all over today and it was strong, fast and reliable for voice and data.

ive had my iphone4s since the day it first came out thru verizon ive never experinced any down times! im in Torrance , CA near Los Angeles and i love verizon internet is fast and never any dropped calls

Its because of iphone ios5 new untethered jailbreak whi k requires activation avgain and the recent shipment of iphones
I havemt had 4g all day

AT&T 3g in upstate SC working like a charm. It cracks me up all the Verizon fan boys trashing AT&T for they can't activate phones :)

In Massachusetts, my iphone was delivered on the 28th the day of the outage and I still can't activate it fully. Have no texting, calling, etc. It's really frustrating does anyone know when it will be fixed?

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