Scotland struck by major BT Outage

At 7.05pm Fri 29th Oct, BT suffered a serious incident causing the majority of Scotland, Northern England & Northern Ireland to lose Internet connectivity. BT confirmed the broadband problem at 9pm which affects all lines going through Edinburgh's Broadband Remote Access Servers (BRAS). As at 8am Sat, BT claimed to have restored service to all customers, yet disruption still continues for the majority of broadband providers.