Verizon Data Outage 3/3/10 Morning in Eastern United States, Cellphone/Voice OK

Verizon Wireless confirmed that data service outages affected eastern United States customers for up to four hours early today — between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. CST today. The outage was cause by defective software in one of its data centers. Some, but not all, customers east of the Mississippi River were left without mobile Internet and e-mail services. Some customers noticed slower than normal service.