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No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

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No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

My local Freeview Transmitter is not transmitting, and none of my mobile networks have a signal (Virgin, O2, Orange) this afternoon !!
I don't think it's anything to do with 4G testing, more likely a power cut at my local Freeview Lite / Mobile Network mast.
Can I raise anyone to report this, what do you think !!
Five different numbers to different organisations, getting nowhere... after an hour, I gave up trying to report this outage.

At least my PlusNet landline & Broadband, and SKY are working.

Can't find any reference on any of the fault reporting / maintenance sites.

( I don't think an aircraft has crashed into the Transmitter, heard no sirens )
Rant over.
Near Buxton.
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Re: No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

According to - http://www.ukfree.tv/shutdowndetail.php?tx=SK060753
[quote=At 16:05 18-Feb-2013]Buxton (Derbyshire, England) digital TV transmitter
This transmitter has no current reported problems
The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Buxton transmitter.
I've checked a few TV transmitter websites and nobody else seems to be complaining ?  Undecided
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Re: No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

Near Buxton, but not Buxton Transmitter !
When I entered my details at 15:30, no faults were recorded on this website.
http://www.ukfree.tv/closedown.php

Still... I suppose it shows the benefits of having diverse systems, and not putting all your Eggs in one basket.

My local transmitter... Fault reported on website now.
( I did ring Digital UK twice, and left a recorded message, someone must have listened eventually )
Digital UK    020 7462 5444 for reference.

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Re: No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

Does the information on this page give any clues?
http://www.ukfree.tv/reception_transmitters_index.php
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Re: No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

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Re: No Freeview TV, no Mobile Networks, today..... has 4G come early ?

Freeview back at 11:30pm Monday
Mobile phone networks back 2am Tuesday (Test SMS's sent 4pm Monday)
Good signal strength on both.