Top Verizon story from 9to5Mac: PSA: Verizon recalls 2.5 million hotspots due to fire concerns, here are the affected models

From 9to5Mac:

Verizon has issued a recall for 2.5 million of its Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots today. The models were sold between 2017 and 2021 and have a battery defect that can create a fire hazard.

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Verizon shared the details about the recall today as did the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (via CNBC).

Verizon says that it is working to determine the cause of the issue and that it will be giving replacement devices to all of its customers with the recalled hotspots. The carrier told CNBC that there over 1 million of the recalled devices in use although the program covers a total of 2.5 million devices.

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