Cricket Wireless hit with extended service outage across the U.S. [Update]
Update: It seems that Cricket has restored service to its customers. A Cricket spokesperson contacted us with the following statement:
Original story: Cricket Wireless is currently experiencing a major outage across the United States, leaving customers unable to use the prepaid carrier's service. As noted by ZDNet, the outage appears to have started for some as early as 1:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, June 3, and continues as of this writing.
From Cricket on Twitter:
Our team continues to work around the clock to restore full service to customers who have been affected.Our team continues to work around the clock to restore full service to customers who have been affected.— Cricket Wireless (@Cricketnation) June 4, 2016June 4, 2016
Cricket customers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to express their frustration:
@Cricketnation so we're at 5 hours now with one update and no details?@Cricketnation so we're at 5 hours now with one update and no details?— Colm (@_colm_) June 4, 2016June 4, 2016
Aside from its acknowledgement, Cricket has said little about the outage. We'll be sure to let you know if things change.
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