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Topic # 79712 21-Mar-2011 19:22
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Unfortunately the www.telecom.co.nz website is unavailable due to maintenance

7:20 on a Monday night doesn't seem a likely time to schedule maintenance.
 

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  Reply # 450464 21-Mar-2011 19:31
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It was down almost all of yesterday as well :(

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  Reply # 450472 21-Mar-2011 19:43
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yea, its been down abit lately.. anyone from telecom want to give some insight ?




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 450474 21-Mar-2011 19:53
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Hopefully they're redesigning it.

I asked Telecom on Twitter at the end of 2009 about when they were going to look at centering the pages instead of having them pushed to the left of the screen which looks a bit silly on a big monitor. The reply was they were working on testing some formats and that it was coming. Obviously it hasn't been done yet!




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  Reply # 450521 21-Mar-2011 21:48
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corksta: Hopefully they're redesigning it.

I wouldn't count on it.

I know nothing about Telecom's internal processes so I'm just tackling this logically. If you were redesigning a site then you'd keep the existing one online while developing the new one, then bring the new one alongside in parallel (eg. test.telecom.co.nz). Once you're sure that it's working, swap www.telecom.co.nz to point to the new site. No downtime required.

I think in this case there's probably an actual unexpected fault.

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  Reply # 450547 21-Mar-2011 22:38
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The only why it be Down for 2 things upgrading server software or hardware. Changing dns or changing server where its host or a new server




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  Reply # 450552 21-Mar-2011 22:56
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It would be nice if Telecom didn't record your usage for the duration the website has been down - it's not exactly like you can check it online :(

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  Reply # 450553 21-Mar-2011 22:58
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if that was the case.. wouldnt have much usage recorded :P




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  Reply # 450581 22-Mar-2011 06:18
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Been down all night so fair using iPhone on vodafone.




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