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T-Mobile suffers nationwide data outage (update: all better now)

It’s been a rough night for T-Mobile customers, as the carrier confirmed that it experienced a nationwide data outage across its network. (Update: T-Mobile now says data service has been restored.)

We’ve been seeing reports from T-Mobile customers experiencing data issues tonight, though not all T-Mobile customers appear to be affected. T-Mobile’s Twitter support account confirmed that something is up and that the carrier is feverishly working to restore services. (I feel for the poor soul running that Twitter account tonight.)

For now, all T-Mobile customers can do is sit tight and pray that the carrier fixes things before the morning. Or you could join the complaint party over at T-Mobile’s support forums.

It’s been a while since we’ve seen an outage on T-Mobile’s network. Verizon’s LTE network, on the other hand, has had sporadic issues over the last year (that’s the price you pay for being first to LTE).

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