No, Theres no outage in my area. The phone worked flawlessly for one day., one glorious day after plopping down $554.60, plus another $105.93 for the Apple care....Its the network and it sucks and I knew it but i took the bait and bought it...Its Sunday and Im surfing the web and getting unable to load messages, all of this after 3 hours and 7 Indian cricket operators who keep repeating steps 1. turn your phone off and on. 2. turn on AP mode for 30 seconds then off and 3. Go into general network settings and reset them. Now I'm hearing, The problem is the iphone was never tested on Crickets network before launch. The engineers had to discover after launch what issues there are when they normally get a new handset a couple months ahead of launch. I was told this week that the network is seeing iphones as flashed phones so in order to allow them 2.5 gb as advertised they had to remove the throttle for all flashed phones until it's fixed. What a joke, its just I knew it and the jokes on me. At least talk and text still works, just like an old flashed phone!