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CLINTON – Customers of Verizon Wireless are reporting loss of service across the midwest.

An outage map shows the Clinton area and the Quad Cities experiencing a loss of service Tuesday morning.

A tech advisor at the Clinton Verizon store said that Verizon has given the business no information about the outage.

"As of right now we just know there is an outage," she said.

WQAD news reported the following statement from Verizon Wireless public relations:

“We are currently experiencing a network issue impacting wireless service for some customers in the Upper Midwest including the Rockford, IL, and Davenport, IA, metro areas. Our engineers and technicians have identified the hardware issue and are working to resolve it as quickly as possible. Affected customers can still make and receive calls by enabling wifi calling on their devices. Instructions on how to enable this free service can be found at: https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/wifi-calling-faqs/."