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Third party connection issues - UPDATE

09/12/2016 @ 16:56

This is an update to the recent posts regarding Third party connection issues.

We have been informed that Microsoft are investigating an issue, this is causing some customers using Windows 8 & 10 to experience difficulty connecting to the Internet. The advice given is to restart by selecting the Start button from the taskbar, click the Power button and choose Restart, rather than selecting shut down or turning the device off using the power button.

For more information please visit Microsoft’s support pages at https://aka.ms/netcom.

Kind Regards

Customer Support

Third party connection issues - UPDATE

09/12/2016 @ 11:02

This is an update to the recent posts regarding Third party connection issues.

We have been informed that Microsoft are investigating an issue, this is causing some customers using Windows 8 & 10 to experience difficulty connecting to the Internet. We have been advised that rebooting your PC should fix the issue. For more information please visit Microsoft’s support pages at https://aka.ms/netcom.

Kind Regards

Customer Support

Third party connection issues

08/12/2016 @ 14:16

We are aware of a third party issue, which is causing some customer to experience no web pages. To fix this issue, please follow the instructions at the link below;

https://community.plus.net/t5/Broadband/Windows-8-10-Issues/m-p/1393553#M310976

Kind Regards

Customer Support

MBORC Declaration - CLOSED

06/12/2016 @ 14:46

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

"Parts of the UK experienced severe weather over the weekend of 19 and 20 November, including heavy rain, high winds and flooding, as a result of storm Angus. This caused serious impacts to our suppliers infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels. Access and mobility issues were also causing serious problems for their engineering teams in these areas.

Together with our suppliers we declared MBORC for repair activities in two areas, with effect from 23:59 22 November 2016, two areas, with effect from 23:59 23 November 2016 and two further areas, with effect from 23:59 24 November 2016.

Our suppliers have been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as possible and removed MBORC from one area, with effect from 23:59 30 November 2016, two areas, with effect from 23:59 1 December 2016 and two further areas, with effect from 23:59 2 December 2016.

We are now able to remove MBORC from the final area, with effect from 23:59 5 December 2016:

Bristol

This is the final lifting in these areas and MBORC is now closed."

MBORC Declaration – Update

02/12/2016 @ 14:32

We have received communications from our suppliers regarding the MBORC (Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control) declaration for some areas of the country. Please find the information regarding this below:

“Parts of the UK experienced severe weather over the weekend of 19 and 20 November, including heavy rain, high winds and flooding, as a result of storm Angus. This caused serious impacts to Openreach infrastructure, with damage both above and below ground, and fault intake in affected areas at extremely high levels. Access and mobility issues were also causing serious problems for our engineering teams in these areas.

Openreach declared MBORC for repair activities in two areas, with effect from 23:59 22 November 2016, two areas, with effect from 23:59 23 November 2016 and two further areas, with effect from 23:59 24 November 2016.

We've been taking steps, including directing additional engineers into these areas, to bring the position back to normal as quickly as we possibly can and removed MBORC from one area, with effect from 23:59 30 November 2016 and from two areas, with effect from 23:59 1 December 2016.

We are now able to remove MBORC from two further areas, with effect from 23:59 2 December 2016:

Oxfordshire
Swindon
Northampton
Taunton

MBORC MB18980 remains in place in the following area:

Bristol”

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