If you wanted to pamper yourself with a relaxing evening watching TV with Sky yesterday, Thursday, then you can forget about it – but the provider could not help you. A power outage in Unterföhrung left all Sky channels completely paralyzed. After 6 pm, the screen went black for all customers, some also saw still images or test images with colored lines.
The interruption lasted for several hours.
Unfortunately, due to a power outage, there are still disruptions to our software at the moment. We are working to restore signals and ask for your patienceSky announced yesterday at just 8pm on Twitter and Facebook.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope the error will be corrected as soon as possible. Sea DWDL Not only has Sky been affected, but there have also been turmoil with MagentaTV, especially with live streaming via stick, app and MagentaTV One, though not for long. Cable provider Vodafone was also affected by the blackout due to short-term disruption of the internet, fixed network and television in the Munich area.
In the end, the blackout affected only a small area in the Medienallee Unterföhring, which did not affect the ProSiebenSat.1 transmitters. On the other hand, Sky initially announced in its community forum at 8:22 PM that signals are mostly back and channels are being screened again individually. At 9:05 p.m., Sky made it very clear that the disruption had been completely resolved.
We were able to give everything clear for a few minutes. Thank you for your patience and have a nice evening everyone! Best Regards, Your Sky Service Teamaccording to the service provider.
The exact cause of the power outage is not known. A thunderstorm may have caused a slight fluctuation in the grid, but that has not been officially confirmed.