Verizon Wireless service resumes after widespread US outages

Verizon users nationwide reported a widespread outage Wednesday afternoon affecting voice calls. 

The outage reporting site Downdetector listed mobile phone users from a handful of cities in the western part of the country as being affected the most by the outage. The outages spiked around 2 p.m. By 6 p.m. outages persisted but had dropped drastically. 

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Those outage reports included Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, Reno, Seattle, Tucson and Spokane.

Verizon’s support page on Twitter was responding individually to users affected by the outage.

Verizon offered no explanation for the outage, but as of 9 p.m. Saturday most of the outage reports seemed to have stopped.

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