[Oct 07: Voice and date issue acknowledged] Freedom Mobile down, users not able to send text messages

This story is being continuously updated….new updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (from September 11, 2019) follows:

As of writing this, Freedom Mobile (Canadian telecom provider) users are encountering a service outage in some regions. Going by reports proliferating on micro-blogging site Twitter, users on the network aren’t able to send text messages. Here are some tweets for you to take a quick look at:

Even Down detector – the service that gives information about outages – reflects Freedom Mobile is indeed encountering issues in some of the regions (as can be seen in the image below).

Freedom-Mobile-outage

Coming to of the service providers are aware of this glitch, while revering back to a user on Twitter, Freedom support has at least acknowledged the problem. But at the same time they’ve confirmed there’s no ETA for the fix as yet. Here’s what they said:

We don’t have an estimated time as we just recognized this as an issue.

Freedom-support-on-text-message-issue

What’s good is that Freedom Mobile is at least looking in to the issue. We’re keeping a continuous tab on this and will update the story as and when any new development comes to our sight. So stay hooked.

Update 1 (Sept 11)

Looks like Freedom is working quickly to resolve the issue, as support is telling users the text messaging service should be restored soon.

Things should be back up and running soon.

Freedom-support-on-text-message-issue-tweet

Update 2 (October 07)

Freedom Mobile has acknowledged an issue affecting its Voice and Data services. Here’s what the company has said:

We are aware that customers are experiencing interruptions to Voice & Data services. We are working hard to bring service levels back to normal. Our apologies for any inconvenience. We will update as soon as we have more information

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