Verizon confirms texting outage on East Coast

Are you having trouble texting this morning? If you use Verizon for your cellphone service, you’re not alone.

Verizon Wireless is experiencing a text outage Tuesday morning which is affecting much of the East Coast, the company confirmed on Twitter.

Details are limited, but an map on shows nearly all of the east coast affected by the outage. That includes a heavy area in the Philadelphia and New York City regions.

Verizon is telling users on Twitter that it is aware of the issue and its technicians are working to resolve it. However, there has been no timeframe given for a resolution.