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Verizon outage hits San Diego customers Tuesday morning

Verizon Wireless
Posted at 10:37 AM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 15:35:12-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Verizon customers in San Diego and Los Angeles reported widespread outages on Tuesday morning.

Verizon's outages in the two west coast cities began around 9 a.m., according to the website Down Detector, which records user reports of service outages. As of 10:10 a.m., the website record nearly 2,500 outage reports.

Many users reported not being able to make calls or use mobile data during the outage, but WiFi connections were still working.

In a statement to ABC 10News, Verizon said the outage was restored by 10:30 a.m.

"This morning we experienced a brief network issue in the San Diego area. Our engineers quickly identified the issue and service was fully restored before 10:30 a.m.," the statement read.