According to posts on the VM Facebook page...from customers...they are being told by VM escalation that the data network is down nationwide...with a fix expected in a few hours. The major outage began mid-day on Wednesday. Yummy. Note: As of 1:30AM EST on Thursday, 3/10/11, service is back up...here at least, and per other reports, elsewhere. I ran an SMS test and that was received and sent okay as well.