The Internet and telephones for millions of customers have disappeared, for almost a full day, in Canada. One of the largest telecommunications companies closed its doors on Friday without access to banking, transportation and government services for millions of people. At about midnight, Rogers began coming out of the blackout.
In the North American country, there were about 12 million citizens No access to banking, transportation, and government services. People working remotely had to congregate in cafes and public libraries that had access to the Internet. Others went to hotels to get some signal option.
The outage affected the Canada Border Services Agency, which reported that its application for travelers was affected. Payments in commerce were also damaged and banks registered complications at ATMs. Rogers did not explain the reasons for the massive reduction.
The company apologizes for the impact on individual users and large companies. The company owns 9 million mobile customers and 3 million online customers and television. Other carriers are even relying on Rogers to deliver the network to their customers in that country.
CBC News indicates that According to the electronic espionage agency, there are “no indications” of a cyber attack It will cause a power outage. The lack of contact also affected the emergency line, Air Canada and the customs service. In Toronto, companies had to run with cash.
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