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O2 to compensate customers over service outage

O2 has confirmed it will compensate users affected by the technical fault that took the mobile network s data services offline. The company said its 3G and 4G data networks, which were knocked offline by a software issue on Thursday morning, were restored to normal on Friday. Some O2 customers also reported being unable to send and receive text messages but O2 said this issue had also been resolved. The firm said it would be giving its pay monthly, small and medium business and mobile broadband customers credit for two days of monthly airtime subscription charges, to be issued by the end of January. Pay-as-you-go customers are to be given 10% credit on a top-up in the new year, O2 said, adding it will let customers know when this is available.O2 said pay-as-you-go mobile broadband customers would receive a 10% discount on a Bolt On purchase which are additional call, text or data bundles that can be purchased at any time. We re very sorry about yesterday s data issue. We understand how important it is to stay connected, especially at this time of year, a company spokeswoman said. We d once again like to thank our customers for their patience. We re doing all we can to make sure this issue doesn t happen again. Sky Mobile which uses O2 services has announced plans to give its customers a day s free unlimited data on Saturday December 8. On Thursday, O2 issued a joint apology with telecoms company Ericsson over the mobile data 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. 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 , 81af100b-eebf-40f8-8176-7a4fb0154db0 ); 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 to compensate customers over service outage });

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