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Internet Outage

It’s not just you: Thousands of major websites just went offline

July 22nd, 2021

In what is becoming an alarmingly common occurrence, some of the internet’s biggest websites, apps, and services have gone offline. At around 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, outages for dozens of popular services were reported on DownDetector. PlayStation Network, HBO Max, Amazon, FedEx, Airbnb, and Mcdonald’s are just a few of the top websites and …

Apple outage Sept. 22

Huge Apple outage hits the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV+, and more

September 22nd, 2020

Major outage hits App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV+, and more Apple services on Tuesday. Apple Business Manager and Apple School Manager were also down on Tuesday morning, but Apple appears to have resolved whatever issues were plaguing those services. Apple had not issued a statement about the widespread outage as of 12 p.m. ET …

Apple iCloud outage

Apple’s iCloud is the latest service to suffer an outage this week

March 14th, 2019

Following the Verizon outage on Tuesday morning, the Gmail and YouTube issue on Tuesday night, and the “server configuration change” that took down Facebook and Instagram for hours on Wednesday, Apple has decided to join in on the fun with an outage of its own. According to the System Status dashboard on Apple’s site, virtually …

Comcast Outage Twitter map, phone numbers

A day later, some Comcast phone customers still don’t have service

June 7th, 2018

Yesterday, a nationwide outage affected Comcast phone customers, impacting service for customers in Denver, Atlanta, New York, San Francisco, Chicago,, Portland, Houston, Philadelphia, and Seattle. Although Comcast says that service has mostly been restored, a quick peek at social media shows that hundreds of businesses — including urgent care centers, legal practices, and schools — still …

Comcast outage map Denver, Atlanta

Comcast outage hits cities across the US

June 6th, 2018

Comcast appears to be having intermittent problems with its service across all of the US. The company has confirmed that customers “may still be experiencing an issue” with the Xfinity Voice phone service, but reports from social media and the Down Detector indicate that customers are having problems with their internet service in virtually every …

Verizon’s 4G LTE network suffers nationwide outage [updated]

February 22nd, 2012

We have received a number of reports this morning from Verizon Wireless customers complaining that the carrier’s 4G LTE network was down in various parts of the country. The carrier’s support forums have also been flooded with complaints from irate users who claim the service is down across the country, and Verizon customers service representatives …

Verizon blames IP Multimedia Subsystem for 4G LTE outage

December 30th, 2011

Verizon Wireless was the first major carrier to launch its super fast 4G LTE network in the United States. Being the first comes with its fair share of problems, however. Earlier this week Verizon’s 4G LTE network suffered its third major outage in the month of December. In an interview with GigaOM, Verizon Wireless vice …

After brief outage, Verizon 4G LTE network is ‘returning to normal’

December 21st, 2011

We received a number of reports this morning from Verizon Wireless customers complaining that the carrier’s 4G LTE network was down in various parts of the country, and Verizon has confirmed that the network is now returning to normal after the outage. “Verizon Wireless 4G LTE service is returning to normal this morning after company …

RIM investigating BlackBerry message delays

November 9th, 2011

RIM acknowledged that many its users have reported delayed message deliveries on Wednesday, although it remains unclear what the culprit might be. “We’re getting reports that some users are experiencing delays,” RIM said on its official Twitter account. “We’re investigating and will update you ASAP.” A BlackBerry outage affected millions worldwide for several days during October. The downtime resulted …