Sky broadband down leaving hundreds of UK customers without internet as service crashes

Hundreds of users have reported outages today (Image: Sky)

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Frustrated Sky internet users have reported outages today, leaving them unable to get online.

Website Downdetector said nearly 800 people had reported issues from around 11am.

The number dropped sharply within 90 minutes, however.

London, Nottingham and Manchester appeared to be experiencing the worst issues, with 93 per cent of people saying their problem was with the internet.

Only a small proportion – 5 per cent – were experiencing problems with their TV.

Downdetector said nearly 800 people were reporting connection issues at around 11am
(Image: Downdetector)

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A frustrated user posted on Twitter: "My wifi seems to be down and when I run your test thing it says it seems to be down at the moment.

"Issues in Sheffield S35 area?"

Another tweeted Sky asking: "my internet doesn't seem to be working is it currently down? Doncaster dn6 area?"

However the internet provider says there are currently no known issues with its service.

Sky has more than six million internet customers in the UK, The Sun reports, while 30 per cent of UK workers are estimated to be working from home.

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