By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As video conference calls have taken the center stage for work, education, and many other aspects of life, Zoom experienced major outages Monday morning.READ MORE: Building Partially Collapses In Perry South
According to DownDetector, nearly 17,000 people reported outages on Zoom as of 10 a.m. on Monday.
At the University of Pittsburgh, users were unable to access the service.READ MORE: 94-Year-Old World War II Veteran From Allegheny Co. Finally Receives High School Diploma
Zoom is experiencing an issue that is preventing users from accessing its videoconferencing service. The issue appears to be affecting all @zoom_us users, not just those at the University of Pittsburgh. Updates will be posted to https://t.co/amIT4086JS as they become available.
— Pitt Information Technology (@UPittIT) August 24, 2020
Pitt’s IT department noted that the issue appears to be affecting all users, not just those at the University of Pittsburgh.
Just before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, Zoom says the issue keeping users from being able to start and join meetings has been completely resolved. The company says it’s monitoring to make sure users are able to sign up for paid accounts, upgrade and manage their service on the website.MORE NEWS: On A Positive Note: 5th-Grader At McKee Elementary School Becomes Children's Book Illustrator
With the Coronavirus pandemic affecting their normal routines, many schools are resuming classes this week with Zoom being utilized for remote learning.