Unfortunately, unless Microsoft or Verizon publically state an exact date, "Early 2015" is the best information we have.
Obviously, this can mean anywhere between January to March but these kinds of updates require a lot of co-operation between Microsoft and Verizon, and there's a lot of politics involved.
The delay in frustrating, I know, but at least the ...
This is indeed a peculiar behavior from which I can only assume there's a glitch. The only solution I can think of is hard resetting your phone.
Make a backup of everything you need (photos etc) before starting.
Download the Windows Recovery Tool to your computer.
Connect your Windows Phone to the PC with the USB Cable. If your phone is not automatically ...
I suppose you should reset the router first. If that doesn't work, then check if the router is filtering connections based on mac address(I doubt this to be any case related to yours). So if this doesn't work then check if you are using manual settings(like IP address) for your Mobile WiFi setting.Even if that doesn't work then try resetting your phone.