A nationwide Verizon Wireless outage has been impacting people in western New York. People have been experiencing higher volumes of outages than normal, especially in the last 24-48 hours. In some cases, not all functions have been knocked out. For example, one may be able to send a text, but not able to call. An official Twitter account for the company tweeted a statement about the outages.
Verizon Wireless is currently experiencing an intermittent voice, text and data services interruption for customers in some markets in the south. Our engineers are aware of the issue and are working diligently to resolve it.— Verizon Wireless CS (@VZWSupport) September 25, 2018