Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


59 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


Topic # 147242 13-Jun-2014 10:49
Send private message

Been trying to get hold of RCN for the last few days, but it's as if they're closed for some reason? No one answers the phone and their online store is also offline.

Anyone know what's going on? It's weird.

Create new topic
Minimalist
5473 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 412

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1064789 13-Jun-2014 11:35
One person supports this post
Send private message

RCN?

339 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 14


  Reply # 1064799 13-Jun-2014 11:55
Send private message

Do you mean RCN & Associates Limited, the e-waste and IT remarketing company? If so both their websites (rcn.co.nz and e-cycle.co.nz, not sure what online store you're referring to) is working fine for me on Tor. It doesn't work on my Slingshot internet connection, but nor does anything else on ICONZ so I guess there's some temporary routing problem (possibly dies at APE).

17116 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4854

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1064818 13-Jun-2014 12:06
Send private message

RapolloAV is down as well, seems to be a reasonably widespread issue. 

339 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 14


  Reply # 1064852 13-Jun-2014 13:00
Send private message

RapolloAV are another one using ICONZ. However they work for me even on my Slingshot internet connection now, as do the other websites using ICONZ so I guess the problems are probably fixed.

Still not sure if this is what the OP is referring to, but either way a reminder perhaps that it's always useful to use one of the many different 'down for everyone or just down for me' type websites to check if a website problems may be local i.e. something to do with the route between you and the server but not the server, or the server itself is not working correctly (of course it could be something else like a DNS failure, your IP being banned). Alternatively try connecting with Tor is good enough in most cases.

Interesting it seems the Warehouse Group insurance websites are routing via ICONZ for me (although the actual IP is assigned to someone else), guess this explains why they weren't working earlier. Actually may have helped push a fix since I'm guessing Click Madness ensured there would be someone with problems who would report them. (Although perhaps it was also part of the problems, not that you would think the insurance websites would be hit that hard.)

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.