THOUSANDS of furious Brits have been reporting outages as Sky Broadband and Netflix are down across the UK.
The problems with Sky started this evening with the majority of users complaining about their broadband being down and some reporting issues with the app.
Sky broadband and Netflix is down for thousands of usersCredit: AFP
At the same time frustrated Netflix users also reported the streaming service is down.
According to the tracking website, Downdetector more than 1,700 complaints have been logged for Netflix this evening.
The stats show that 45% of the affected users are having issues with the Netflix app while 31% are having problems with the server connection and 24% with video streaming.
Meanwhile, 98% of the complaints about Sky were about the internet service, with 1% reporting TV issues and 1% suffering from a total blackout.
Angry Sky customers took it to Twitter to share their frustration.
One Twitter user said: “The LG Disney+ app keeps buffering and crashing. Works fine on The Sky TV Disney+ app.”
Another one added: ” The night before officially returning to school, and my internet is down. There goes several relaxing hours of watching mindless TV. Sky owe me an apology.”
Somene else said: “Sky WiFi is down and trying to find something to watch without catchup or streaming services is hard work, might have to be real old school and watch a DVD at this rate, nothing good on live TV at all!!
While someone tweeted Sky directly trying to find out what the problem is: “@SkyHelpTeam on and off over an hour trying to get through to tech support,online service wont let me book an engineer after following all the steps,what is going on sky??”
The official Sky Help Twitter confirmed some users in Brighton and Hove might be having problems with their service tonight.
It tweeted: “NEW: Brighton & Hove area.
“Customers may not be able to get online or make/receive calls. You can keep up to date on the My Sky App and check your service status here”.
However, Sky customers have also been reporting outages in other areas as well.
A Twitter user said: “@SkyHelpTeam been without Internet for hours now (South Wales) and most of the UK have been having issues with Sky Internet as well by looks of it.. Again?!”
Another one reported: “No sky broadband in Cardiff.”
Someone tweeted: “I’m in the West Midlands, I have no broadband but according to sky’s broadband test, I have a good signal…”
Another user said: “When is sky broadband gonna be fixed? It’s down in Kent.”