Feeds

Wheels come off O2's data network

We'll just have to start talking to each other

Boost IT visibility and business value

UK operator O2 is having data network problems that are making it impossible for most users to access the internet, as well as preventing data-based applications such as MMS.

Despite initial reports that the problem was down to congestion in the London area, it now seems that the whole network is refusing to carry packet data, though voice calls are operating normally.

O2 confirmed the problem to us, but couldn't say what's causing it or when a fix can be expected - suitably-qualified staff are presumably too busy to answer press enquiries. So we expect an update, hopefully with some sort of explanation, real soon. ®

The essential guide to IT transformation

Whitepapers

A new approach to endpoint data protection
What is the best way to ensure comprehensive visibility, management, and control of information on both company-owned and employee-owned devices?
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Maximize storage efficiency across the enterprise
The HP StoreOnce backup solution offers highly flexible, centrally managed, and highly efficient data protection for any enterprise.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.