Virgin Media is DOWN as internet service crashes for users across South West England #englishheadline
Virgin Media is DOWN: Internet service crashes for frustrated users across South West England
- According to DownDetector, the problems started at around 08:13 BST
- Over 2,000 reports have been filed to DownDetector from South West England
- MailOnline has contacted Virgin Media for further information
It’s the go-to internet service for millions of people across the UK, but it appears that Virgin Media is experiencing issues this morning.
While the reason for the outage remains unclear, of those who reported issues, 77 per cent said they were struggling with cable internet, 17 per cent with mobile internt, and four per cent with TV.
Speaking to MailOnline, a Virgin Media spokesperson confrimed that the issue is affecting users in the South West.
They said: ‘We’re aware of a fault affecting broadband and TV services for some of our customers in the South West. We are working as quickly as possible to restore services and apologise to those affected.’
Over 2,000 reports have been filed to DownDetector, with issues appearing to affect users in South West England
While the reason for the outage remains unclear, of those who reported issues, 77 per cent said they were struggling with cable internet, 17 per cent with mobile internt, and four per cent with TV
While the reason for the outage remains unclear, several users have taken to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
One user tweeted: ‘No service in Plymouth. Tried to use Service Status but the page is broken. Can’t get through on the phone lines either. Need internet as I am working from home.’
Another wrote: ‘There’s quite clearly a problem in the devon area. Other people have been given the same advice only to be told there’s no problem when they ring but they still don’t have Internet! I’m on a residential account but if I can’t work I won’t get paid!’
And one vented: ‘Getting beyond ridiculous now. Wifi constantly drops making it impossible to work from home. We pay a lot of money for this!!’