Broadband down in Western Isles

Many islanders felt frustration today (Tuesday, September 24th) when internet services went down.

Explaining the outage, a spokesman from BT said: “We had a transmission fault which affected broadband in the Western Isles from 11.40am this morning until 1pm, when service was restored.”

The spokesman added: “We’d like to apologise for the inconvenience caused by this short break in service.”