Service Updates and Technical Status Updates

This page contains Fastnet network status updates and automated service information from some of our suppliers and network partners.

BT Wholesale - FASTNET INTERNATIONAL LTD (BTW)-CUG5002875610 - Network Planned Network Change Notifi

2020-07-13 13:00:01

BT Wholesale UK Networks Change Management - Planned Network Change notification

PW Reference: PW331470
Location:MILTON KEYNES
Summary:Upgrade of code to R13r12
Start: 04/12/2017 00:01
End:04/12/2017 06:00
Maximum expected Downtime:1Hours 15Minutes

We need to make a change to BT's UK Core Network that will unfortunately impact your services.
A list of your impacted services is attached;
this information is also available via WCR.

(This could take up to 48 hours)

We're upgrading some 21C network software in the Milton Keynes region. The PW window is from 00:01 until 06:00, and we will start at 00:01 with non-disruptive pre-checks. From 01:00 we will start to re-boot the device to the new version of code. This will cause an outage to all customers of up to15 minutes whilst the device restarts. However, if roll-back is required, the outage will be extended to 1hr & 15 minutes. All work will be complete by 06:00.

Services Affected: WBMC Shared Host Link 2 WBMC Shared Service 1



***Please read carefully***

This notification is being sent from irams@bt.com which is an un-monitored automated system email account, please do not respond using this address.



British Telecommunications plc
Registered office: 81 Newgate Street London EC1A 7AJ
Registered in England no. 1800000
This electronic message contains information from British Telecommunications plc which may be privileged and confidential. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual(s) or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic message in error, please notify us by telephone or e-mail (to the number or address above) immediately. Activity and use of the British Telecommunications plc E-mail system is monitored to secure its effective operation and for other lawful business purposes. Communications using this system will also be monitored and may be recorded to secure effective operation and for other lawful business purposes.




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BT Wholesale - FASTNET INTERNATIONAL LTD (BTW)-CUG5002875610 - Network Planned Network Change Notifi

2020-07-13 13:00:00

BT Wholesale UK Networks Change Management - Planned Network Change notification

PW Reference: PW331470
Location:MILTON KEYNES
Summary:Upgrade of code to R13r12
Start: 04/12/2017 00:01
End:04/12/2017 06:00
Maximum expected Downtime:1Hours 15Minutes

We need to make a change to BT's UK Core Network that will unfortunately impact your services.
A list of your impacted services is attached;
this information is also available via WCR.

(This could take up to 48 hours)

We're upgrading some 21C network software in the Milton Keynes region. The PW window is from 00:01 until 06:00, and we will start at 00:01 with non-disruptive pre-checks. From 01:00 we will start to re-boot the device to the new version of code. This will cause an outage to all customers of up to15 minutes whilst the device restarts. However, if roll-back is required, the outage will be extended to 1hr & 15 minutes. All work will be complete by 06:00.

Services Affected: WBMC Shared Host Link 2 WBMC Shared Service 1



***Please read carefully***

This notification is being sent from irams@bt.com which is an un-monitored automated system email account, please do not respond using this address.



British Telecommunications plc
Registered office: 81 Newgate Street London EC1A 7AJ
Registered in England no. 1800000
This electronic message contains information from British Telecommunications plc which may be privileged and confidential. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual(s) or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic message in error, please notify us by telephone or e-mail (to the number or address above) immediately. Activity and use of the British Telecommunications plc E-mail system is monitored to secure its effective operation and for other lawful business purposes. Communications using this system will also be monitored and may be recorded to secure effective operation and for other lawful business purposes.




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BT Wholesale - FASTNET INTERNATIONAL LTD (BTW)-CUG5002875610 - Network Planned Network Change Notifi

2020-07-13 12:45:00

BT Wholesale UK Networks Change Management - Planned Network Change notification

PW Reference: PW331470
Location:MILTON KEYNES
Summary:Upgrade of code to R13r12
Start: 04/12/2017 00:01
End:04/12/2017 06:00
Maximum expected Downtime:1Hours 15Minutes

We need to make a change to BT's UK Core Network that will unfortunately impact your services.
A list of your impacted services is attached;
this information is also available via WCR.

(This could take up to 48 hours)

We're upgrading some 21C network software in the Milton Keynes region. The PW window is from 00:01 until 06:00, and we will start at 00:01 with non-disruptive pre-checks. From 01:00 we will start to re-boot the device to the new version of code. This will cause an outage to all customers of up to15 minutes whilst the device restarts. However, if roll-back is required, the outage will be extended to 1hr & 15 minutes. All work will be complete by 06:00.

Services Affected: WBMC Shared Host Link 2 WBMC Shared Service 1



***Please read carefully***

This notification is being sent from irams@bt.com which is an un-monitored automated system email account, please do not respond using this address.



British Telecommunications plc
Registered office: 81 Newgate Street London EC1A 7AJ
Registered in England no. 1800000
This electronic message contains information from British Telecommunications plc which may be privileged and confidential. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual(s) or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic message in error, please notify us by telephone or e-mail (to the number or address above) immediately. Activity and use of the British Telecommunications plc E-mail system is monitored to secure its effective operation and for other lawful business purposes. Communications using this system will also be monitored and may be recorded to secure effective operation and for other lawful business purposes.




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BT Wholesale - FASTNET INTERNATIONAL LTD (BTW)-CUG5002875610 - Network Planned Network Change Notifi

2020-07-13 12:30:00

BT Wholesale UK Networks Change Management - Planned Network Change notification

PW Reference: PW331470
Location:MILTON KEYNES
Summary:Upgrade of code to R13r12
Start: 04/12/2017 00:01
End:04/12/2017 06:00
Maximum expected Downtime:1Hours 15Minutes

We need to make a change to BT's UK Core Network that will unfortunately impact your services.
A list of your impacted services is attached;
this information is also available via WCR.

(This could take up to 48 hours)

We're upgrading some 21C network software in the Milton Keynes region. The PW window is from 00:01 until 06:00, and we will start at 00:01 with non-disruptive pre-checks. From 01:00 we will start to re-boot the device to the new version of code. This will cause an outage to all customers of up to15 minutes whilst the device restarts. However, if roll-back is required, the outage will be extended to 1hr & 15 minutes. All work will be complete by 06:00.

Services Affected: WBMC Shared Host Link 2 WBMC Shared Service 1



***Please read carefully***

This notification is being sent from irams@bt.com which is an un-monitored automated system email account, please do not respond using this address.



British Telecommunications plc
Registered office: 81 Newgate Street London EC1A 7AJ
Registered in England no. 1800000
This electronic message contains information from British Telecommunications plc which may be privileged and confidential. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual(s) or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic message in error, please notify us by telephone or e-mail (to the number or address above) immediately. Activity and use of the British Telecommunications plc E-mail system is monitored to secure its effective operation and for other lawful business purposes. Communications using this system will also be monitored and may be recorded to secure effective operation and for other lawful business purposes.




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BT Wholesale - FASTNET INTERNATIONAL LTD (BTW)-CUG5002875610 - Network Planned Network Change Notifi

2020-07-13 12:15:00

BT Wholesale UK Networks Change Management - Planned Network Change notification

PW Reference: PW331470
Location:MILTON KEYNES
Summary:Upgrade of code to R13r12
Start: 04/12/2017 00:01
End:04/12/2017 06:00
Maximum expected Downtime:1Hours 15Minutes

We need to make a change to BT's UK Core Network that will unfortunately impact your services.
A list of your impacted services is attached;
this information is also available via WCR.

(This could take up to 48 hours)

We're upgrading some 21C network software in the Milton Keynes region. The PW window is from 00:01 until 06:00, and we will start at 00:01 with non-disruptive pre-checks. From 01:00 we will start to re-boot the device to the new version of code. This will cause an outage to all customers of up to15 minutes whilst the device restarts. However, if roll-back is required, the outage will be extended to 1hr & 15 minutes. All work will be complete by 06:00.

Services Affected: WBMC Shared Host Link 2 WBMC Shared Service 1



***Please read carefully***

This notification is being sent from irams@bt.com which is an un-monitored automated system email account, please do not respond using this address.



British Telecommunications plc
Registered office: 81 Newgate Street London EC1A 7AJ
Registered in England no. 1800000
This electronic message contains information from British Telecommunications plc which may be privileged and confidential. The information is intended to be for the use of the individual(s) or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic message in error, please notify us by telephone or e-mail (to the number or address above) immediately. Activity and use of the British Telecommunications plc E-mail system is monitored to secure its effective operation and for other lawful business purposes. Communications using this system will also be monitored and may be recorded to secure effective operation and for other lawful business purposes.




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Virtual Infrastructure


2020-07-01 22:47:24 - Resolved


2020-07-02 00:08:15
Fastnet engineers have now resolved this issue, all services have been restored.

2020-07-01 22:47:24
Fastnet engineers are investigating an issue with virtual machine networking that might be affecting a small number of customers. Updates to follow shortly.

Fastnet connectivity between London/Brighton Datacentres


2020-06-25 16:46:58 - Resolved


2020-06-26 15:12:10

2020-06-25 16:46:58
Fastnet engineers are investigating a link failure between our Brighton and London datacentres. We've migrated traffic to an alternate path whilst the carrier completes their diagnostics.

POP3 Mail


2020-06-18 12:25:54 - Resolved


2020-06-18 14:08:01
Fastnet engineers have resolved an issue affecting the POP3 mail service. We detected a software issue which was swiftly installed and patched by the team. We're now seeing accounts successfully send and receive mail. If you have any ongoing issues please contact the helpdesk on 01273675775

2020-06-18 12:25:54
We are currently investigating an issue with our POP3 Mail Servers. During this time, users on this platform may not be able to send or receive emails. We are working to restore service ASAP and will supply a further update shortly.

cPanel Hosting


2020-06-04 11:48:25 - Resolved


2020-06-04 11:51:24
All affected services restored.

2020-06-04 11:48:25
We are dealing with a problem on some of our hosting packages which could impact both email service and website availability. Engineers are working to rectify as quickly as possible. Updates to follow.

POP3 Mail Server Issues


2020-06-02 17:22:09 - Resolved


2020-06-04 11:44:53
This mail issue was resolved yesterday - we've been monitoring the service to ensure stability. If you're having any difficulties with stand-alone POP3 mailboxes, please contact the Fastnet helpdesk.

2020-06-04 11:43:44
All mailboxes appear to be functional. If you have any further queries please contact help@fastnet.co.uk.

2020-06-03 09:03:05
The problem has resurfaced this morning. We are working on a fix as quickly as possible.

2020-06-02 17:22:09
We are currently investigating an issue with our POP3 Mail Servers. During this time, users on this platform may not be able to send or receive emails. We are working to restore service ASAP and will supply a further update shortly.

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