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O2 pledges to ‘make up’ for data services outage

Mobile network O2 has said it plans to make up for a service outage that left millions of users unable to get online. Earlier on Friday, the network said its services have been restored after a technical fault on Thursday morning led to customers reporting being unable to use mobile data to access the internet. In a new statement, O2 said its networks were back to normal and thanked customers for their patience. Our 3G and 4G data services are performing as normal. Our technical teams are continuing to monitor service performance closely, a spokesman said. We will be updating our customers later today on how we will make yesterday s data service issue up to them and we d once again like to thank our customers for their patience. Sky Mobile, another of the affected networks because it uses O2 services, said it was to give customers a day s free unlimited data in response to the outage. Resolved: Sky Mobile We re really sorry for the issues you experienced on Sky Mobile yesterday. We re giving you a day of free unlimited UK data this Saturday 8th of Dec, so you can catch up on all the things you ve missed. You don t need to do a thing. Sky Help Team (@SkyHelpTeam) December 7, 2018 We re really sorry for the issues you experienced on Sky Mobile yesterday. We re giving you a day of free unlimited UK data this Saturday 8 Dec, so you can catch up on all the things you ve missed. You don t need to do a thing, the company said in a Twitter post.On Thursday, O2 issued a joint apology with telecoms company Ericsson over the incident. I want to reassure our customers that we are doing everything we can to fix the issue with our network and say how sorry I am to everyone affected. My teams are working really hard with Ericsson to find a swift resolution. Stay updated: https://t.co/TGw5OUurma Mark Evans (@MarkEvansO2) December 6, 2018O2 UK chief executive Mark Evans said: I want to let our customers know how sorry I am for the impact our network data issue has had on them. We fully appreciate it s been a poor experience and we are really sorry. Other mobile networks, including Sky, Tesco and Giffgaff, were also affected by the problem because their networks use O2 services.Marielle Lindgren, chief executive of Ericsson UK and Ireland, said: The faulty software that has caused these issues is being decommissioned. She added: Ericsson sincerely apologises to customers for the inconvenience caused. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[ GoogleAnalyticsObject ]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document, script , //www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js , ga ); ga( create , UA-72310761-1 , auto , { name : pacontentapi }); ga( pacontentapi.set , referrer , location.origin); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension1 , By Press Association Reporters ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension2 , 95c71110-d6f8-4669-9454-0f8c757df61c ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension3 , paservice:news,paservice:news:uk,paservice:sci-tech,paservice:sci-tech:technology ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension6 , story ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension7 , composite ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension8 , null); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension9 , null); ga( pacontentapi.send , pageview , { location : location.href, page : (location.pathname + location.search + location.hash), title : O2 pledges to u2018make up u2019 for data services outage });

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