It’s annoying when your Internet provider’s lights go out and all your connections break down. However, Vodafone had to deal with a rather unusual problem that did not affect all customers equally. There is therefore a lot of headwind for the Düsseldorf group from the gaming scene.
Twitch and PSN: Several services down due to Vodafone error
Many Vodafone customers are up in arms against the provider online and verbosely vent their displeasure. The reason is simple: on Tuesday night, many of them were hit by a major disruption that has caused oddly selective outages. It negatively impacted popular platforms and services like the Twitch chat, the PlayStation Network, Nintendo Online and more out. Games that are specifically available to Vodafone customers were also unavailable for a while.
If you are resourceful, you can help yourself in such a case: by using VPN or the TOR browser, there are several temporary options to circumnavigate such pitfalls. In this case, however, it was not an ideal solution.
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Gamers and streamers are up in arms against Vodafone
So it’s no wonder that many of those affected are at home in gaming and Criticize Vodafone properly now. On social media platforms such as Twitter, you will find clear words in the direction of your Internet provider, as our examples show:
Apparently, big names like the popular streamer Zombey were also affected. In general: Whether content creator or viewer, everyone has the same problems in this disruption:
Some people are already promising to see money from Vodafone for the failure. However, it is doubtful whether it will be that easy.
In the meantime, the situation has calmed down again and everything is going as well as normal. Vodafone itself states that all services should work again:
If this is not the case for you, it is advised to restart affected devices. It is left open whether Vodafone is referring to PCs and consoles or whether you should better restart the router or the cable box from Vodafone. We recommend: Once everything is set to zero, both the router and the end devices can handle the restart. As always, remember to back up your files beforehand.
For the next Vodafone malfunction you should already know what to do.