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Verizon Experiencing State-Wide Outage in Virginia

Verizon is experiencing a state-wide outage in Virginia (and parts of North Carolina), leaving thousands of sexts unsent (and heinously, unread). There are reports of Verizon calling back ex-employees to work on the problem, which leads us to believe the issue is more than just a cut line.

Verizon Wireless is aware of the issue and our crews are addressing it. We’ll share more information as it becomes available.

Update: After a few hours of downtime, service has been restored for most (if not all) users.

[WTKR]

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