uSwitch: 'O2's problem shows we're not ready for Olympic crowds'

Ernest Doku, uSwitch.com's technology expert has told ITV News that mobile network provider O2's service failure yesterday only "highlighted" that UK mobile networks were "not prepared" for the influx expected during the London 2012 Games.

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'Seven million' O2 users affected

Around a third of O2 customers, about seven million people, were "potentially impacted" by its network outage, the mobile service provider has said. The networks have been restored after users were unable to send or receive calls or texts.