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Netflix Temporarily Offline? On Movie Night? Ahhhh!

Oh joy - was checking my Netflix DVD queue to see if any interesting movies to stream as well as which ones arrived in the mail and I got this lovely error message: Watch as many TV episodes and movies...

FCC Now Requires VoIP Outage Reporting

The Federal Communications Commission today voted and passed a requirement that interconnected VoIP service providers report significant network outages that meet specific criteria and thresholds. The goal is to ensure 911 system reliability and perhaps customer awareness of fly-by-night VoIP...

Sporadic Cell phone outages due to 5.9 Earthquake

There are reports of sporadic cell phone and perhaps even landline outages after an unusual 5.9 earthquake hit Virginia at 01:51:03 pm, with the epicenter located 41 miles northwest from Richmond and 83 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.A few co-workers...

DirecTV Website Outage

DirecTV's website is down. Isn't that just the luck? I have a DirecTV installer here today installing my service and they accidentally signed me up for Spanish TV. While I took 3 years of High School Spanish, I think I'll...

Fix for Skype Sign In Problem

I logged onto my computer this morning to be greeted with a message saying "Skype has stopped working", i.e.:Skype has never crashed on me. Well, not in the last 4 years or so I should say. I quickly learned there...

Disqus Down

Tried to post a comment on a TMC blog but it appears Disqus is down. In the field where I would type my comment was the Disqus logo. I then tried to moderate a comment from the Dashboard and got...

Skype Details the Great 2010 Outage

Today, Skype CIO Lars Rabbe detailed what caused the Skype outage: What was the cause for the failure? On Wednesday, December 22, a cluster of support servers responsible for offline instant messaging became overloaded. As a result of this overload,...

Skype Down

Skype is experiencing a massive worldwide outage today. The last major outage was in 2007, in a story that I broke and it lasted a day. They also had a DNS issue back in 2004. Not exactly good timing with...

Major AT&T Outage

There appears to be a regional and perhaps nationwide outage of AT&T services. Several co-workers have reported that their Apple iPhones cannot make phone calls or receive texts.I tested my iPhone and sent some text messages that took over 5...

Amazon Outage

Update: 6/29/09: Amazon is having ANOTHER major outage. The website starts to load, but does funky stuff with weird graphics like this: This is not the first major outage by Amazon, and certainly not the last. They had outages back in...

Verizon Wireless Outage Nationwide

Verizon Wireless customers are experiencing a 3G outage nationwide. Some have been able to rectify the issue by unplugging their battery and plugging it back in, while others are still having a complete outage - both voice and data. (Verizon)...

Packet8 Service Down

Almost exactly one year ago 8X8's Packet8 VoIP service suffered a major outage due to DNS issues. It now appears that both their domains 8x8.com and www.packet8.net are down. But more importantly their VoIP phone service is down. Stay...

Cool Skype for SIP Upgrades, Enhanced Inbound Routing and more

Some important news for Skype for SIP beta "open" users I thought I'd share. Just last week Skype announced going from closed "beta" to "open" to the public, and now today they're adding some cool new Skype for SIP features.Once...

What Do You Do When Your Network Goes Down?

Cisco has the answer for what you and your coworkers can do when your network goes down. Pretty damn hilarious!Via Cisco UC500 blog...

Major Blackberry Outage

One of our sales rep's has a Blackberry and his email stopped working. Our MIS team looked at the email settings and they were fine. After contacting technical support, they told us that there is a BIS (BlackBerry Internet Service)...

iTunes Outage Problems

Apple iTunes is experiencing some severe outage problems today. I was trying to install Truphone and Skype on a coworker's iPhone when I noticed I couldn't search the App Store on his iPhone. Rich Tehrani also tried installing a gaming...

Twitter slow today

Twitter has been super slow today, though not a full outage. My tweets and trying to follow people are taking forever. Lots of users are complaining as well. Why oh why did I join twitter - it's absolutely killing my...

DNS Issue Temporarily Cripples Packet8 VoIP Service

A source tipped me off to a Packet8 VoIP service outage last night & today caused by a DNS issue. I contacted 8x8/Packet8 and Joan Citelli, Director, Corporate Communications for 8x8, Inc. to find out what caused the VoIP outage. Joan...

Level 3 & Packet8 major outage

BREAKING!A source is telling me that Level 3 Communications and Packet 8 are having a system-wide network outage for the last 30 minutes. Level 3 is a huge provider of VoIP termination and I believe Packet8 uses their network for...

Apple Web service outages during iPhone launch

As the Apple iPhone ver 2 launches today, Apple had some outage issues with their website.Late yesterday/last night, Apple users could not access their accounts. Additionally, the TUAW reported today (6:20am Friday) that The Apple Store US is down,...

Amazon Down Due to Pricing Error or Metal Gear Bundle?

Several bloggers were abuzz with the news of Amazon's website being down today. One site claims "Some customers reported that traffic caused the site to slow down considerably". The reason? "THOUSANDS of customers were in shopping heaven today when a...

Scheduled Blackberry RIM Outage

Word on the street is that there will be a 4-5 hour outage of all RIM servers tonight. The outage is expected to start at 11pm PST for upgrades to the BIS servers. While I commend RIM for upgrading their...

Movable Type Outage

So I get Six Apart's Movable Type newsletter which talks about how they want the Movable Type community to help make Movable Type faster. After all, Movable Type is open source now, so what better opportunity than to ask the...

AT&T CallVantage Major Outage...

I have received an unconfirmed report of a major outage for AT&T CallVantage, which is AT&T's VoIP broadband service. I was emailed the following: "At 2:00 pm the voice system is now stating that they have a major outage." Gee,...

Wikipedia Outage?

I was researching some info on Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/) and then the website died. Murphy's Law. I tried both over a T3 line and an EVDO connection and both pages timed out. I've never seen Wipipedia have an outage. Anyone else...
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