Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
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
5423 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 387

Lifetime subscriber

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


337 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

  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 ( and, 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).


15691 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4240

Lifetime subscriber

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

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

337 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

  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 »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21

Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18

Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30

Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54

New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12

D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01

Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26

OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28

Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16

SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15

Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51

Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44

New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50

Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45

Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41

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.