Keyword: outage

French emergency phone lines outage linked to three deaths

At least three people may have died as a consequence of delays caused by a national outage of emergency phone lines across France beginning Wednesday afternoon and lasting until early Thursday. 

French websites hit after 'Islamist cyber attack' warning

A number of French media websites, including Mediapart, were briefly unavailable after a suspected cyber attack hit their web host.

France Telecom says software glitch to blame for massive outage

Company says the origin of a problem that left 26 million customers unable to make calls or send text messages was a software problem.