Verizon outage

Areas affected by Verizon texting outage according to at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Update: A tweet by Verizon Wireless customer service indicated the texting outage that affected many East Coast users was resolved by 9 a.m.

Verizon Wireless confirmed in a tweet Tuesday morning that a "ton of customers" on the East Coast are being affected by a texting outage.

"We have confirmed there is a texting outage on the east coast," Verzion Wireless CS support tweeted. "Our technicians a fully aware we have a ton of customers that are being effected, and we're working non-stop to get this matter resolved as soon as possible. *IXR 1/3"

According to a Verizon outage map on outages range from East Lansing, Mich., to New York, Philadelphia, Charlotte, N.C., down into Georgia, Alabama and Florida.

As of 9:55 a.m., Verizon Wireless' customer support Twitter account had not given any estimates when the issue would be resolved.

(This is breaking news. This story will be updated.)

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