Skype experienced its first publicized outage of WiFi phones this past weekend. TMCnet’s Tom Keating broke the news and has been posting a play by play on his blog.
Skype recently put out a statement as to what happened with the outage. Here are the details:
Skype’s engineering team has concluded their investigation into the outage that Tom Keating alerted you to yesterday and I wanted to share their findings with you:Users of some Skype Certified devices experienced login problems on Sunday when a server-hosting location experienced network connection difficulties. As a result, some services became temporarily unavailable. This has since been rectified. The scale of the problem was minor and we’ve taken appropriate precautions to avoid it happening again.