Verizon Wireless confirmed that it experienced a texting outage for several hours this morning. Customers had issues both receiving and sending text messages.
According to an outage map, Verizon customers in Chicopee, Springfield, Holyoke, and South Hadley were impacted by this.
On Twitter, Verizon said the outage is now resolved. No word yet on what may have caused the outage.
We have confirmed there is a texting outage on the east coast. 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— Verizon Wireless CS (@VZWSupport) March 12, 2019