O2 will pay up for loss of service

O2’s network restored after day-long data outage

The company told users that it was aware of the issue, and its engineers were already working on a fix.

The outage is having knock-on effects for other services that use the O2 network, including Transport for London's electronic timetable service at bus stops, which has stopped working, the report said.

The O2 network across the United Kingdom is down, affecting millions of mobile phone users.

Customers on o2, Tesco Mobile, Sky Mobile and GiffGaff have also been hit by the outage.

"The faulty software that has caused these issues is being decommissioned and we apologise not only to our customers but also to their customers", he said. Our technical teams will continue to monitor service performance closely over the next few days to ensure we remain stable. O2 didn't mention which third-party supplier is at the heart of the current network outage, but experts believe an issue with Ericsson's software is causing the problem.

O2 has confirmed problems with mobile data across its network this morning (Thursday, December 6, 2018).

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O2 said it would share further updates as soon as they were available.

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It said it had been told by Ericsson that operators in 11 countries were affected by the glitch.

"We'd encourage you to use Wi-Fi wherever you can and we are really sorry". "We understand how important it is to stay connected, especially at this time of year", a company spokeswoman said.

Major Japanese mobile service provider Softbank says a nationwide disruption in its communication network stemmed from errors in software made by Ericsson.

But, you can expose yourself to extra risk by using open networks - the lack of a password makes it easier for others to potentially intercept your data. In Japan, the firm suggests 3G networks kicked in to partly compensate for the 4G issues, though the same could not be said for the UK.

"But they expire and networks, allocations and businesses fail".

O2 said pay-as-you-go mobile broadband customers would receive a 10% discount on a Bolt On purchase - which are additional call, text or data bundles that can be purchased at any time.

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