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Bharti Airtel Faces Massive Nationwide Internet Outage; Services Restored

Several Airtel users on Twitter complained that both their mobile data and broadband connection stopped working.

Airtel has cited a technical glitch that led to the massive internet outage across the country.
Airtel has cited a technical glitch that led to the massive internet outage across the country.

 Bharti Airtel's data network faced disruption for a brief duration across India this morning due to a technical glitch, the company said on Friday, adding that services have been fully restored.

Several airtel users on Twitter complained that both their mobile data and broadband connection stopped working.

Here are some of the tweets shared by social media users regarding the airtel outage:

Taking to Twitter, Anas Tanwir, a Supreme Court advocate wrote, "Airtel internet is down. Happened in middle of hearing. For another ten minutes I'm a supporter of physical courts now. Pura zone kharab ho gaya."

Similarly, Rahul Jangir, another airtel user wrote on Twitter that he will be moving to some other network because of constant disruption in Airtel internet services.

Abhinav Agrawal, another Airtel user out of Bengaluru tweeted

Meanwhile, while several users were irked by the disruption of internet services, many took the opportunity to share memes regarding the Airtel outage. 

An airtel spokesperson said, "Our internet services were briefly disrupted this morning due to a technical glitch. The services have been fully restored. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused to our customers."

Taking to Twitter, airtel across its various Twitter handles apologized to the users.

Airtel also said that the network outage was only for 5 minutes and that the network was fully restored within 10 minutes. The company has over 20 crore mobile data and 40 lakh fixed broadband users across the country.

(With inputs from PTI)

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