Kitchener-Waterloo

CBC Kitchener off the air in large internet outage

CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's radio station has been taken offline due to technical issues, in what appears to be an internet outage affecting many customers across the country.

Large-scale technical outage puts some broadcasting offline

(CBC)

CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's radio station has been taken offline due to technical issues, in an internet outage affecting many Rogers telecommunication customers across Canada. 

The station went off the air about 5 a.m. ET Friday.

CBC technicians are working on restoring programming. In the meantime, CBC listeners in Waterloo region and Wellington County are receiving programming from Toronto and/or London, Ont.

Mobile, internet customers affected

The communications outage is affecting Rogers Ontario customers from Windsor to Sault Ste Marie. 

Map of Rogers outage in Southern Ontario.
Map of Rogers outage in Southern Ontario. (CBC/Rogers)

Police in many locations, including Waterloo region, have noted that Rogers and Fido mobile or home phone customers may not have telephone service and would be unable to call 911 service if needed.

The website outage.report showed a wide-ranging internet outage in many Canadian locations on Fri. July 8, 2022.
The website outage.report showed a wide-ranging internet outage in many Canadian locations on Fri. July 8, 2022. (CBC/outage.report screen capture)

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