A leading telecommunications company has confirmed customers may be struggle with getting online this afternoon.

In a tweet Sky said through their Sky Hep Team handle: "Customers may not be able to get online or make/receive calls.

"You can keep up to date on the My Sky App or via our service status page."

Downdetector which "offers real-time status and outage information for all kinds of services that users consider vital to their everyday lives and work" - has logged 1516 reports of Sky issues as of 12.42 pm today [October 13].

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