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#1 UncommonSense

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:20 PM

Currently on hold with bigpond support.. For the last half hour I couldn't get into anything but the bigpond homepage.. Now I seem to be able to access other things but not facebook.  I can't even access it on my iphone. Anyone else having similar problems?

#2 lactasticmama

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:22 PM

I'm with iinet, and can't get into anything but EB. But even that's hit & miss.

So no FB, Pinterest, Hotmail or anything.

It's crazy how much I miss FB when I wanna get on, but can't blush.gif

ETA, I can't get into FB via my phone either, I'm with Virgin on my phone.

Edited by PippityPip, 23 February 2012 - 01:23 PM.


#3 ~~~

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:23 PM

I'm having internet problems too as of about 5-10mins ago

#4 Ducky*Fuzz

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:23 PM

Same!! So annoying.


#5 Zipper

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:24 PM

Me too!!!!!   rant.gif

I can get onto BOM and here and that's about it!!!!

#6 Guest_Starletta_*

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:24 PM

I'm with iinet and nothing is working.

My husband says all Internet at his work is down too...

#7 UncommonSense

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:24 PM

Not just me then lol probably why bigpond haven't answered the phone lol might just hang up and get ready for work lol

#8 MrsLauren

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:24 PM

Telstra is down at work at the moment too

#9 Amber Spyglass

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:24 PM

I'm on telstra 3G and having problems too sad.gif


#10 *~*Melinda*~*

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:25 PM

same can only only get on here, i am expecting a email aswell sad.gif


#11 Ange

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:25 PM

Yep, can only get EB and a couple of other webpages at the moment. No facebook, and not even google will work.
shrug.gif

Edited by Ange, 23 February 2012 - 01:27 PM.


#12 TupperChick

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:26 PM

same here with Telstra 3G

#13 ~MakkaPakka~

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:27 PM

I am with telstra and can't get into anything at the moment part from eb  huh.gif

#14 lactasticmama

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:27 PM

Life without internet sucks  cry1.gif  Tounge1.gif

#15 Ange

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:28 PM

Can't get any net/account access on my phone either

#16 caterpillar~girl

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:28 PM

I can't sign in to yahoo mail, I know my password is correct and Caps Lock is not on!

FB is fine.

I'm with Optus

ETA: It's working now - yay!

Edited by caterpillar~girl, 23 February 2012 - 01:32 PM.


#17 Guest_Starletta_*

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:28 PM

Is this terrorism? laughing2.gif

#18 Tarshy77

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:30 PM

EB seems to be the only thing working for me too sad.gif  
I was in the middle of uploading photos to the online op-shop that my Mother in Law and I run on Facebook and after editing everything and putting pricings in I went to press post and won't load etc - I hope when it's up and running again all the info is still there!

#19 Ange

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:30 PM

Just read on whirlpool that there is a national outage...

#20 ChocolateTeapot

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:31 PM

For about 30 mins I couldn't even get google, I couldn't get that modem error page and my modem had all its lights on mad.gif

Until I managed to find a made from paper phone book the only contact number I could find for telstra was the one on my phone bill and that was engaged for 20 minutes straight.

#21 Feral timtam

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:31 PM

Five minutes ago the ONLY site I could access was EB, now I'm getting  DH's facebook (I don't have one) as well but nothing else.
We're with Bigpond, and this is the WEIRDEST Internet glitch I've experienced! Usually when it glitches out on us I get everything but EB.

#22 ~benita~

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:31 PM

Just EB here as well.  I thought there was something wrong with my computer.


#23 Jekaho

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:32 PM

National Telstra (and it's wholesalers) outage. Internationally hosted websites are inaccessible.

Optus and it's piggybackers should be working fine as they have their own internet backbone.

Hopefully it's fixed soon!!

#24 Kwyjibo

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:32 PM

Same here.

So it seems to be most networks?

Solar flares to blame?  unsure.gif

At least we can all get on to EB, the cockroach of websites  wink.gif

Edited by Bernard, 23 February 2012 - 01:33 PM.


#25 JJ

Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:32 PM

How weird. I'm with Dodo and I can get into most sites but a few (including Hotmail) aren't working. I've had this happen a few times recently, where one of the only sites I could get into for a while was EB




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