Within the last hour outages across Atlantic Canada & areas in Ontario are experiencing major outages to a cellular, landline, and other forms of telecommunications.
Bell, Telus, Virgin and Koodo services are all being affected at this time.
Eastlink & Rogers have remained unaffected currently.
There are reports in the thousands across Atlantic Canada with some customers reporting Interact payment services not working also.
The outage is also affecting 911 services across the region.
If you have an iPhone, and you have a wi-fi connection, you can use WI-Fi Calling to make a emergency call.
Go to Settings > Phone> Wi-Fi Calling then turn it on.
@TelusSupport via Twitter:
“We’re currently investigating a network issue affecting mobility customers in the East. Sorry for the interruption, we’ll keep you posted!”
@Bell_Aliant via Twitter:
“We’re aware of an issue impacting our services and are currently investigating to restore. Thank you for your patience.”
CLICK HERE map of reported outages.
UPDATE 3:15PM AST:
Service is slowly coming back across Atlantic Canada!
Reports were in the thousands, but now are only in the hundreds.
UPDATE 5PM AST:
Bell Aliant via Facebook
“Bell services back in Atlantic after reroute and repair due to accidental cable damage. We apologize to customers for the disruption.”