The major provider’s internet service was down for more than 15 hours on Friday, leaving businesses and individuals without internet and phone service. Services have now been restored to most customers, according to a notice on Rogers’ website.
Interac’s bank transfer services were down during the outage, while ATMs were knocked out of service and vendors found themselves unable to take payments other than in cash.
911 calls were reportedly affected, as people struggled to get through to the emergency services.
Events were also affected, with music artist The Weeknd’s concert at the Rogers Centre in Toronto postponed on Friday due to “service outages impacting venue operations”, the venue said.
Government officials rushed to assure…