A Verizon spokesperson confirmed with TechRadar that the update "is being pushed out in phases starting today."
"Customers will get a notification on their device when the update is available for download/install," the spokesperson said.
That statement arrived after a tweet from an HTC executive on Thursday confirmed that the update was indeed on its way.
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Shoulda, coulda, woulda
HTC's executive director of product management, who goes by @moversi on Twitter, tweeted initial confirmation on December 5 that the update was coming.
"DNA Owners! We have received technical approval from Verizon on OS 4.2.2 + Sense 5!! Thank you for your patience, the OTA will go out soon!!" he said.
In a subsequent tweet, he added that while Verizon is in charge of pushing the update out, it "should" arrive today.
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The update is expected to fix nearly 20 bugs as well, according to a change log published by Verizon.