News
Now Reading
T-Mobile’s outage explained: A single circuit failure that led to an ‘IP traffic storm

T-Mobile’s outage explained: A single circuit failure that led to an ‘IP traffic storm

Hopefully the answer satisfies the FCC

Following the outage on June 15th, which drew both anxiety and anger from both customers and regulatory officials alike, T-Mobile’s Neville Ray has detailed what precisely went wrong with its network. It turns out, a single leased circuit from a third-party provider in a specific area was to blame, but the problem quickly spiraled into a network-wide overload.