Optimum internet, one of Britain’s largest providers, is experiencing an internet outage affecting the vast majority of the country’s households.
According to a report by the UK’s Telegraph newspaper, some of the internet’s most popular sites have been inaccessible for a second time in as many hours.
The Telegraph reports that some of those affected by the outage include:• B&C.
The UK’s biggest newspaper and publisher of the Mail, Times and Sun, has been offline for the second time since Monday.
The newspaper reported that B&s was experiencing “a network outage” which caused it to be unable to publish the front page of the front pages.
“We have received reports of a network outage affecting some of our customers,” the newspaper said in a statement.
“This is not a public service issue, it is not affecting any B&ams customers.”• Daily Mail.
The Mail has been in the middle of a major overhaul, following the recent departure of its editor-in-chief and managing editor to a new role in the US.
The paper has reported that the outage is affecting “a substantial number of customers”.• Daily Telegraph.
The Guardian, the Telegraph’s sister paper, has also been affected by a network problem, with some of its customers reporting they have lost access to all but one of its online editions.
“It is a very serious issue, and it is affecting a large number of people,” the Guardian’s chief financial officer, Peter Walker, told the Telegraph.
“This has been affecting a lot of our clients.”• The Telegraph.
There are conflicting reports as to how many of the UKs largest newspapers are affected by this outage.
The Daily Telegraph reported that “a significant number of newspapers have been experiencing issues with their websites”, while other publications have reported “no problems”.
The Telegraph also reported that some websites have been affected and “some customers are being told to take some other measures”.
The paper added that its customers are “continuing to receive support from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the government and the British Telecoms Association”.
“This is a network issue and we are working to resolve it,” it said.
The Times is reported to be “on track to resume normal operations”.
The BBC has also reported “normal network activity” but has said it is unable to comment on any specific news outlets.
Google News is not reporting any outage, but has been reporting that “some issues” are affecting its online services.
The BBC did not respond to a request for comment.
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