SAN FRANCISCO — Which countries are suffering from the widespread outage?
The outage has affected about 10 percent of the country’s internet users.
The outage also affected about 5 million of the 10.4 million people in the United States, according to the Associated Press.
The AP reported that the outage has caused widespread damage in many parts of the U.S. and caused thousands of flights to be canceled and stranded in airports.
The AP said about 3 million Americans are without access to the internet.
Some airlines have already announced that they will be suspending all flights and limited service on their systems.
The Associated Press reported that several airlines, including United, Delta, Southwest, American Airlines, United Continental and American Airlines USA, have temporarily suspended flights, limiting their operations to destinations such as Los Angeles and Denver.
Several other U.s. airlines are expected to be affected as well, according the AP.
Airlines are notifying customers about the outage via text message, email or other means.
Many consumers have lost access to their social media accounts and are unable to contact their loved ones, and many are concerned that other members of their social circles will also be unable to connect to them.
The U.K. government is reporting that more than 200,000 British residents have been affected by the outage.