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UK power outage: Thousands of homes without electricity as blackout hits SEVEN regions

Much of the power cuts taking effect across the South East appear to have been unplanned, with UK Power Network’s website citing faults which occurred on underground electricity cables affecting several local areas. Up to 514 households were affected by power cuts in Essex, including in the town of Chelmsford, which reportedly had its power restored at […]

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Canada

Telus CEO declines to comment on Rogers’ network outage as net income soars | CBC News

Telus Corp. saw its net income soar by 45 per cent in its most recent quarter as the company nabbed more mobile phone and internet customers. The Vancouver telecommunications firm revealed Friday that it swung to a net income of $498 million in its second quarter, up from $344 million in the same period last […]

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Entertainment

Netflix back up after brief streaming outage

A Netflix logo is shown on a TV screen in this illustration taken May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 27 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) streaming services were back up after facing a brief disruption across all devices, the company said on Wednesday evening. At its […]

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Canada

Rogers executives set to explain to politicians Monday why outage happened — and why it won’t happen again | CBC News

Officials from Rogers Communications Inc. and a slew of other stakeholders are set to appear at a parliamentary committee in Ottawa on Monday to explain how the company’s recent massive network outage happened, and outline the steps they are taking to make sure it won’t happen again. On the morning of July 8, the entire Rogers […]

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Canada

Rogers CEO announces new protocols, investment in wake of major service outage | CBC News

Rogers Communications on Sunday announced steps it says will make sure what happened during a nationwide service outage on July 8 doesn’t happen again. In a letter to customers, CEO Tony Staffieri outlined the company’s “enhanced reliability plan.” On 911 calls — which were disrupted in many parts of the country during the outage — he […]

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Canada

The Weeknd picks Sept. 22 for Toronto show postponed by Rogers network outage | CBC News

The Weeknd has revealed plans for his return to Toronto’s Rogers Centre. After a countrywide outage of the Rogers wireless network forced him to postpone his stadium concert earlier this month, the Canadian pop singer has marked Sept. 22 as the night he’ll make up for the show. Promoter Live Nation says tickets for the original […]

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Technology

Is Netflix down today? Thousands frustrated as outage hits on a Friday night

Netflix down reports are surging in this evening with users being greeted with an NSES-500 error when they try to use the streaming service today. Independent outage monitor Down Detector has recorded a huge spike in Netflix down reports which began around 7.20pm UK time. At the time of writing, Down Detector UK has registered […]

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Canada

Problem maintenance outage at Lepreau nuclear plant adds to N.B. Power money troubles | CBC News

A troubled maintenance outage at the Point Lepreau nuclear generating station that began back in April has dragged on a month longer than planned and is adding to the financially challenged utility’s money troubles by the day. N.B. Power expects Lepreau will be back in service sometime next week after what has turned into a 100-day […]

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Canada

Flight delays ongoing in Calgary due to outage with air traffic control manager | CBC News

Flights are delayed at Calgary International Airport this morning, as the airport’s navigation system is currently experiencing an outage. A spokesperson with the airport confirmed to CBC News that a system outage with NavCanada has led to ongoing issues. There is also an infrastructure outage at WestJet, which is impacting the airline’s check-in and flight planning operations […]

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Canada

System outage at Calgary airport delaying WestJet flights | CBC News

Flights are delayed at Calgary International Airport this morning, as the airport’s navigation system is currently experiencing an outage. A spokesperson with the airport confirmed to CBC News that a system outage with NavCanada has led to WestJet experiencing some intermittent issues. Morgan Bell, a spokesperson with WestJet, said the outage was impacting the airline’s check-in, flight planning and […]