Kenyan Telcos could Compensate Users for Network Outages – Tempemail

Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel Kenya have decided to compensate customers who experience interrupted services due to network outages, reports Gadgets Africa. This comes shortly after the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) issued new draft regulations “to compel telcos to either pay or offer credit equivalent of the time users are Continue Reading

Bristol is worst UK city for broadband outages with 169 hours a year | Broadband

Almost five million consumers have suffered a broadband outage lasting more than three hours in the last year, with the average household losing a total of more than a day of internet time due to cutouts. Bristol has been named Britain’s “outage capital”, with homes that have been hit by Continue Reading

Hackers cause Telstra outages in Australia’s eastern states with ‘malicious’ cyber attack | Technology

Hackers have carried out a “malicious” cyber attack on Telstra, creating connectivity issues for some home internet users. Telstra reported the denial of service attack on its servers on Sunday which led to widespread internet outages in Australia’s eastern states. A denial of service attack floods a network with traffic Continue Reading

Smartwatch maker Garmin hit by outages after ransomware attack | Technology

Garmin has been forced to shut down its call centres, website and some other online services after a ransomware attack encrypted the smartwatch maker’s internal network and some production systems. The US company shut down services including the official Garmin website and all customer services, including phone lines, online chat Continue Reading

BT boss warns of outages and security risks if UK ditches Huawei | Huawei

The chief executive of BT has said it would be “impossible” to strip Huawei products out of the UK’s telecommunications network within the next decade. Philip Jansen, the chief executive of BT, also warned of “outages” and possible security risks if the sector was told to curtail all business with Continue Reading

RBA to build ‘data bunker’ to safeguard payments system from outages – Strategy – Cloud – Hardware- Tempemail

The Reserve Bank of Australia will establish a ‘data bunker’ to improve the resilience of its core systems after a high-profile data centre outage in 2018 pulled the country’s high-value settlement system offline. The central bank on Tuesday approached the market for a system integrator to design and implement the Continue Reading

NAB outages average one “critical” incident a month – Finance – Cloud – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

It’s the chart some executives at the Tempemail Australia Bank (NAB) now probably wish they had never included in its financial results slide deck: outages. Despite a box and dice effort to replace legacy mainframe infrastructure with contemporary and public cloud – or perhaps because of it – the number Continue Reading

WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram Struggle with Worldwide Outages | Tempemail

Users trying to download any type of media on WhatsApp, Facebook or Instagram – you might struggle to get it on your device. This is according to Gadgets Africa, who state that users around the world reported that platforms owned by Facebook are currently experiencing issues. New reports of issues Continue Reading

Inchcape taps Veeam to end crippling outages – Strategy – Projects – Cloud- Tempemail

Automotive retailer and distributor Inchcape Australia has revamped its tech estate to eliminate “frequent” outages that would often last up to 36 hours, costing it millions in revenue due to transactional downtime. With 35 brand including Subaru Australia and over 200 business applications running to support multiple lines of business Continue Reading