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Old December 6th 18, 08:54 PM posted to uk.transport.london
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Default Looking forward to when even more transport, and self drivingcars, rely on 24x7 data connectivity

On 06/12/2018 16:48, Recliner wrote:
Roland Perry wrote:
"Tracker systems which rely on the O2 network have also been affected by
the outage, meaning countdown screens at London bus stops have stopped
working.

Screens which normally display the predicted arrival time of buses
across the capital are now blank.

A TfL spokesperson said: "We're sorry that customers are unable to use
our Countdown screens at bus stops for live travel information.

This is a result of a nationwide O2 data outage. We are working with our
service provider to resolve this as soon as possible."

ps Actually, it's more likely that O2 working with *its* provider
[Ericsson] will get this thing resolved.


I don't think that TfL regards the Countdown displays on bus stops as a
high priority system. In fact, I didn't think it was being rolled out any
further, and may have a limited life. TfL would rather passengers used
their phones to get the data.


Citymapper was working fine today as usual (unless you had an O2 phone of course).

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