Verizon prospects throughout the United States, together with Seattle and King County, are reporting outages in service, in accordance with the service monitoring web site Down Detector.
Down Detector has obtained greater than 20,000 studies of Verizon outages on Wednesday with 3,500 studies coming from Seattle round 3 p.m. Customers in places together with Los Angeles, Sacramento, Spokane, Phoenix and different cities additionally reported outages.
A spokesperson for Verizon instructed the fact-checking web site Snopes stated that the corporate is “aware of an issue impacting voice calls for some Verizon customers” and is working to resolve the issue.
King County suggested anybody affected by the outage experiencing an emergency to make use of the county’s textual content to 911 service or name 911 with a landline or cellphone with one other service.
“Please do not call or text 9-1-1 to test the system,” the county stated on Twitter.