T-Mobile-Sprint Down, Verizon and AT&T Experiencing Issues Because of It
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram Also Having Issues
Cristal M Clark
If you are wondering why your call isn’t going through or why your friends are not texting you back, stop because all the major carriers are having issues today because the T-Mobile network is down. T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T customers are experiencing issues placing calls across the US, according to user reports on Downdetector and on social media, of course. And that isn’t the only issue we are seeing today, Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are also seeing outages.
AT&T and Verizon are pointing the finger at T-Mobile but the reality is, all the major carriers are having issues today. Sprint, now a subsidiary of T-Mobile and US Cellular are both caught up in the network outage.
As of 6:02PM ET, T-Mobile appears to be resolving the issue, tweeting that “data services are now available” and that “some calls are completing,” but it doesn’t yet have a timeline for a full fix.
But for some more fun, since around 5AM local time, users started to report issues with Facebook, Messenger and Instagram. It appears the issues have not yet been fixed.
According to reports on DownDetector, users are reporting that both the Facebook website and Facebook Messenger were down. Instagram users also reported that direct messages were not working on the platform. WhatsApp did not seem to be having any issues.
Facebook reports the issues have been resolved but some users are still reportedly having issues.
Hopefully Twitter, Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, Amazon Prime, AppleTV + and YouTube don’t go down. No one likes to deal with tech issues on a Monday, especially on a Monday so here’s to hoping things get resolved by morning.
Cristal M Clark