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Playstation, Amazon and online banks all down as major internet outage hits users

Major Internet Outage

Users of PlayStation, Amazon and online banks have all reported the services being down in a major internet outage.

Websites of several airlines, banks and technology companies including Amazon’s AWS, Delta Air Lines and American Express were among those facing outages, according to DownDetector.

Websites have not been loading and and have been displaying domain name system (DNS) service errors.

Thousands of gamers are said to be experiencing issues with the PlayStation Network.

PlayStation users took to social media to vent their frustration, reporting receiving messages such as “PlayStation network is currently busy”.

One said: “Gotta love it when the PlayStation servers are down on my day off.”

PlayStation have been advising users to try and use their Fix&Connect tool.

Issues with popular online banking services including HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays have also been reported.

HSBC users have reported issues with the app and internet banking.

One tweeted: “My mobile app has stopped working and the hsbc page online is down, are there problems ?? I needed to transfer money 20 minutes ago.(sic)”

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Sky broadband down leaving hundreds of UK customers without internet as service crashes

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Frustrated Sky internet users have reported outages today, leaving them unable to get online.

Website Downdetector said nearly 800 people had reported issues from around 11am.

The number dropped sharply within 90 minutes, however.

London, Nottingham and Manchester appeared to be experiencing the worst issues, with 93 per cent of people saying their problem was with the internet.

Only a small proportion – 5 per cent – were experiencing problems with their TV.

A frustrated user posted on Twitter: “My wifi seems to be down and when I run your test thing it says it seems to be down at the moment.

“Issues in Sheffield S35 area?”

Another tweeted Sky asking: “my internet doesn’t seem to be working is it currently down? Doncaster dn6 area?”

However the internet provider says there are currently no known issues with its service.

Sky has more than six million internet customers in the UK, The Sun reports, while 30 per cent of UK workers are estimated to be working from home.

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