Sometimes The Internet Goes Down..

Twitch, Pinterest, Reddit and more go down in Fastly CDN outage. Countless popular websites including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, Stack Overflow, GitHub, gov.uk, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, Stripe, and news outlets CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, BBC and Financial Times are currently facing an outage. A glitch at Fastly, a popular…

VAT Increase 01/04/2021

Dear Valued Clients. Please note that with effect from 01 April 2021, VAT will be charged at 14% across our products and services as per Government regulation. Regards, OPQ Team.

Service Degradation 19-20/12/2020

UPDATE: 20/12/2020 18:05 Please note that power are been restored at our high-site. As a result of the continued power interruptions we experienced, specialized equipment was damaged in the process and is now scheduled for replacement. An update will be sent to inform customers on the scheduled planned works.   Dear Valued Customer, PLEASE NOTE…

Update: WACS Failure

This is a brief update to let our valued customers know that we have received notification that the SAT3 and WACS fibre breaks off the west African coast have now been repaired. We are awaiting confirmation from our upstream providers that Internet traffic has been or will shortly be re-routed back onto the WACS links.…

Avast Shuts down Data Collection Firm After Scandal

Avast is shutting down subsidiary Jumpshot over allegations that it sold user data. Free antivirus software-maker Avast is shutting down subsidiary company Jumpshot following reports that it sold “highly sensitive” web browsing data, its CEO said Wednesday. Avast’s software, installed on millions of computers worldwide, allegedly gathered data on people’s online activities and sent it…

Avast Antivirus Harvested User Data, Then Sold To Google, Microsoft

Maybe it’s time to review your anti virus applications. “The Mac and Windows version of Avast antivirus has been used to harvest user data, an investigation claims, with some sensitive info sold to third parties, including Google, Microsoft, and Intuit. ” AVG is also under the spot light for the same shenanigans. Read the full…