August 30, 2020

Problem at US telecoms giant causes global internet outages

Washington (AFP) – A bug involving US-based telecoms giant CenturyLink briefly interrupted internet service in several global markets Sunday, affecting popular streaming services, gaming platforms and webcasts of European soccer, the company and specialized media reported.”We are able to confirm that all services impacted by today’s IP outage have been restored…” the company said in a mid-morning Twitter post.¬†“We sincerely apologize for the impact this outage caused.”Contacted by AFP, the company provided no further details.¬†CenturyLink is based in Monroe, Louisiana. It was not immediately …


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