Mobile network giant Three is reportedly down for thousands of customers, causing communication issues across the country.
Downdetector has received thousands of reports from customers without mobile coverage starting from around 5am this morning.
By 8.45am around 1,500 people had reported issues.
Three acknowledged the issue this morning in a statement.
‘”Please accept our apologies if you’ve been affected by this, our engineers are working hard to fix it,” the company said.
“Check back here for updates.”
The network meltdown follows major global outages for social media giants Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat over the past week and a half.
Just yesterday, picture communication giant Snapchat experienced an outage that lasted almost four hours – leaving disgruntled users unable to send and receive photos.
And just over a week ago all Facebook-owned apps went down for almost seven hours in the biggest outage in the companies history.
WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and Facebook Messenger all spectacularly went down on October 4.
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