Disney+ Hotstar, the popular streaming service, is currently facing a widespread outage in India. Many users have reported that they are unable to access their accounts, with over 500 instances of the outage being reported on Downdetector.in. Social media platforms like Twitter are also flooded with users sharing screenshots of the error message they are receiving while trying to log in.
According to an official statement from Disney+ Hotstar, the service is currently experiencing unforeseen technical issues across their apps and web. The company has acknowledged the inconvenience caused to its users and has assured them that their team is working tirelessly to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
The outage map on Downdetector shows that the maximum number of reports have come from several major cities in India, including Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Chandigarh. Users have complained that the issue has persisted for around 45 minutes, and both desktop and Disney+ Hotstar app users have reported similar issues.
The outage has impacted many retailers and other channels, as they rely on the streaming service for their business operations. The cause of the outage is still unknown, and it is unclear when the service will be fully restored.
This is not the first time that Disney+ Hotstar has faced technical issues. The service has faced several outages in the past, including during the live streaming of popular cricket matches. While the company has taken measures to prevent such incidents, it is clear that there is still room for improvement.
As the situation unfolds, users are advised to stay patient and wait for updates from Disney+ Hotstar. The streaming service has promised to keep its users updated on the progress of the outage and is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.