Verizon Folo

Verizon Wireless says they had a dual fiber ring failure Sunday night... shutting down it's entire system up and down the east coast. The incident began around 8:30 Sunday night when two separate fiber issues on different lines... impacting redundancy built into the networks. The redundancy is designed to ensure service despite equipment failures. Wireless service was restore by 11:30 Sunday night.

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Verizon Wireless Back On

Verizon Wireless Service

Service has been restored to Verizon wireless customers overnight. A widespread outage effecting our area... as well as major metropolitian cities... began around 8 O'clock Sunday night. But, for the most part, service has been restored. For anyone still affected by the outage who is experiencing an emergency is asked to either use a landline to call 911 or to go to the closest police or fire station for help. No word on what caused the outage.

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