Zoom Recovers from Hours-long Outage

Zoom Video Communications Inc, the California-based communications technology firm said that it had recovered from a power failure where some users were unable to join meetings on the video conferencing platform on Wednesday. The status page of the company stated that all the systems were operational. The company said that the problem was probably due to a localized internet service issue. 

The popular video-conferencing platform has witnessed a meteoric hike in users, all thanks to remote work and online learning against the environment of stay-at-home orders. Downdetector.com, an outage tracking website has shown approximately 2000 incidents of people reporting issues with Zoom at its peak at 9 PM ET. According to Downdetector, Verizon Communication Inc, the popular telecom operator’s internet services were also affected previously with about 5400 users registering complaints at 10  AM ET.

Zoom Recovers from Hours-long Outage
Zoom Recovers from Hours-long Outage

Verizon stated that it had previously resolved the issue. One of the spokesmen of the telecom operator said, ‘Earlier today there was an issue impacting internet routing for some of our customers. The issue has since been resolved.’ More than thousands of users across the US East Coast had confronted widespread internet outages from the service providers in January. It also includes Verizon. These platforms had interrupted the services offered by the tech giants, Google, Zoon, Slack, Amazon, and other prevalent technology firms.

Downdetector is a popular website that tracks power failures or outages by assembling status reports from a series of sources. It includes user-submitted errors on its platform. As a result of the outages, it affects a massive number of users. As the whole world is running in the current era relied on digital and internet services, it is highly important to resolve internet-related issues as soon as possible. Keep in touch with our website to get the latest telecom news, tech updates, etc.

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