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# 242085 10-Oct-2018 11:29
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ok Sky went off air , the website is down and the sky help desk all you get is an engaged signal, anyone know what happened.





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  # 2105431 10-Oct-2018 11:37
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Someone has tripped over the extension cord





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  # 2105435 10-Oct-2018 11:40
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On their FB page

 

 

 

"Hey New Zealand! We apologise for the temporary break in service. We are currently experiencing a few technical difficulties and are doing our all to get everything back up and running. We will update you all shortly once we are back LIVE. Cheers, The SKY Team"





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  # 2105436 10-Oct-2018 11:42
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MikeB4:

 

On their FB page

 

 

 

"Hey New Zealand! We apologise for the temporary break in service. We are currently experiencing a few technical difficulties and are doing our all to get everything back up and running. We will update you all shortly once we are back LIVE. Cheers, The SKY Team"

 

  i was just wondering what could take all 3 services out at the same time.





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  # 2105441 10-Oct-2018 11:46
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vexxxboy:

 

 i was just wondering what could take all 3 services out at the same time.

 

 

 

 

Probably a data center outage


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  # 2105444 10-Oct-2018 11:48
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vexxxboy:

 

MikeB4:

 

On their FB page

 

 

 

"Hey New Zealand! We apologise for the temporary break in service. We are currently experiencing a few technical difficulties and are doing our all to get everything back up and running. We will update you all shortly once we are back LIVE. Cheers, The SKY Team"

 

  i was just wondering what could take all 3 services out at the same time.

 

 

 

 

extension cord issue sounds possible tongue-out





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  # 2105448 10-Oct-2018 11:50
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Yep, the cleaner pulled out the power cord to plug the vacuum in.

 

 


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  # 2105483 10-Oct-2018 11:57
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Large-scale dissatisfaction, causing a power-surge of negative energy.

 

 

 

Blew all the transformers at Sky HQ...





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  # 2105489 10-Oct-2018 12:04
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Ummm, i went on holiday maybe?

 

 

 

 


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  # 2105509 10-Oct-2018 12:21
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TV is working now. Web site still down.

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  # 2105512 10-Oct-2018 12:25
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rugrat: TV is working now. Web site still down.

 

Trust me, dead air is the last thing anyone at sky wants.  As soon as it happen it would have been "all hands".  TV being on air is number 1, everything else (website etc) can wait.

 

 

 

 


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Maybe they said, ok piracy, you win.

 

 

 

 

 

Too soon?

 

 





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  # 2105521 10-Oct-2018 12:37
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I was thinking maybe the pirates fired a cannon or two.

 

 





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Here is what is being reported

 

 

 

Sky Television says almost all its channels are back on air following a late morning power cut at the company's Auckland headquarters on Wednesday.

 

Spokeswoman Melodie Robinson said the power outage struck at 11.11am and took out the company's high-definition channels.

 

Sky Sport was off air for about an hour, but Robinson said at 12.25pm only one sport pop-up channel and some "niche" channels were still affected.   

 

Robinson said the priority for the company was restoring all its services and then it would look into the causes of the outage.


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  # 2105525 10-Oct-2018 12:38
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@Andib:

 

vexxxboy:

 

 i was just wondering what could take all 3 services out at the same time.

 

 

 

 

Probably a data center outage

 

 

 

 

Yeah, I started at the DC today, First day on the job.

 

Rikkitic:

 

I was thinking maybe the pirates fired a cannon or two.

 

 

 



Low orbit ION cannon by any chance? 


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tripp:

 

Here is what is being reported

 

Sky Television says almost all its channels are back on air following a late morning power cut at the company's Auckland headquarters on Wednesday.

 

Spokeswoman Melodie Robinson said the power outage struck at 11.11am and took out the company's high-definition channels.

 

Sky Sport was off air for about an hour, but Robinson said at 12.25pm only one sport pop-up channel and some "niche" channels were still affected.   

 

Robinson said the priority for the company was restoring all its services and then it would look into the causes of the outage.

 


My money is on that the generators had not been load tested for sometime.... and failed to kick in.

 

OR maybe sky sold their gensets


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