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The O2 mobile network is back up and running

2G and 3G services have been restored
Thu Jul 12 2012, 14:01
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UK MOBILE NETWORK O2 has announced that its network is finally back up and running following a two day outage.

In a post on Twitter, O2 said that both its 2G and 3G networks have now been restored, which means that users should be able to make and receive calls and access the web as usual. The network seems to be back up and running in The INQUIRER office, and we're finally starting to pick up a 3G signal.

O2's network problem might be sorted, but that doesn't mean the mobile operator's customers are happy. Expressing his rage on Twitter one user said, "My wife had no service for 24 hours and me for 12. Only joined 2 weeks ago. What a mistake!"

We contacted O2 to see if it will offer compensation to customers, but we were told that the operator's "main priority" is ensuring that its network is running smoothly.

INQUIRER readers weren't too pleased with the network's problems, which left them unable to make calls or sent texts.

One irked reader said that he'll be leaving the network following the high-profile blackout, saying, "O2 is the most expensive network and gives always cuts on internet and now totally cut mobile network. Very angry, will run away from them as soon as contract finished." µ


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