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Verizon Wireless Playing the 4G Grinch With Third Outage This Month (Update)

Published on December 28, 2011
by Ina Fried

Verizon Wireless customers from various cities are once again reporting problems connecting to the cellular carrier’s high-speed network.

Users in Alabama, California and Indiana, among other places, are taking to the company’s support Web site to document their connection woes.

The company had an outage last week and another earlier this month.

With the past outages, Verizon has confirmed the issues but declined to discuss the specific causes. A Verizon representative was not immediately available for comment on the latest outage.

Update: Verizon has provided the following comment:

We are investigating reports of some customers experiencing trouble accessing the 4GLTE network. The network itself continues to operate and all customers continue to be able to make calls, send text messages and utilize data services. 3G devices are operating normally.

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