Orange 3G Connection Issues Fixed

Orange has announced that it has fixed the recent problems on its network.

The company has tweeted: “Further to some data access problems witnessed on our network yesterday, we can confirm that normal service has been fully restored”.

The Orange 3G network was down for more than 24 hours, instigating frustrated customer responses across the country.

Confirming the problems, Orange had earlier said: “We confirm that some Orange mobile customers across the UK may be experiencing reduced data access. We are trying to resolve this issue as a matter of priority and would like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience caused."

Orange has not revealed many details about the issue, neither it has shed light upon the degree of the outage, but has said that the issue is now fixed.

The company said that the problems were caused by "an unusual software issue" and a localised hardware failure, leaving some customers disconnected from its network.