Plusnet broadband outage: Customers fume as TITSUP* continues
Yup, that's a Total Inability To Support Usual Plusnet
Plusnet has been slammed by its customers for failing to acknowledge or explain the cause of a nationwide broadband service outage.
Twitter is stuffed with complaints from around 7am on Friday morning that service has not been resumed following an apparent maintenance period.
Plusnet’s service has been struck down across the country, with popular outage tracker Down Detector showing reported problems in London, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester Bristol, Oxford, Cardiff and Plymouth.
The service provider coughed to the problem at around 10am in a tweet:
We know some of you are having problems, we’re doing our best to get this sorted ASAP and we will let you know once we have an update ^MC— Plusnet Help (@plusnethelp) September 9, 2016
That was followed at 11.15 am with an update that “some” customers were experiencing packet loss.
For irate customers, though, it was too little too late from a company whose slogan is “we’ll do you proud” and which has won awards for its customer service: