Series of network failures occur in Japan
Jiji -- Aug 26
A series of network failures including Internet access difficulties hit Japan Friday.

The disruptions caused problems in various fields, including not being able to use online securities and banking services.

According to NTT Communications Corp., a communication failure occurred at 12:22 p.m. (3:22 a.m. GMT) and lasted till 12:45 p.m. in its OCN operation, the largest Internet connection service in the country with some eight million users.

The problems were caused by a system change of an overseas carrier, which is connected to the Internet in Japan, people familiar with the matter said, ruling out the possibility of a cyberattack.

NTTコミュニケーションズが運営するインターネットサービスプロバイダー「OCN」で通信障害が発生し、企業のサービスなどでネットに接続できない状況が発生しました。
News source: Jiji
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