Due to a malfunction in Verizon's network, both landlines and AT&T cell phones (oh no, the iPhone!) connected to the network have reportedly been out of service. Verizon Communications Inc. says the "digital cross connect" that connects calls on the East side of Manhattan from 20th Street to 40th Street is at fault, and they hope to fix the problem this afternoon. According to the Wall Street Journal, the equipment was knocked out from this weekend's storms.
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