Spectrum TV is down and it is affecting thousands of users

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  • Spectrum TV is one of the US's biggest over-the-top internet television services.
  • Unfortunately, hundreds of users have reported encountering issues with the service.
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Spectrum TV is down

For those of you living in the US, you are probably well acquainted with Spectrum, the Internet and television streaming provider.

They provide cable television on TVs, PCs, SmartTVs, smartphones, and pretty much anything that has a screen.


Spectrum is currently down

Unfortunately, if they are the only streamings service that you are subscribed to, then you might be out of luck at the moment since the Spectrum services are down, both the servers and even the official website.

According to Downdetector.com, the service has already been out of commission for several hours now as of the writing of this article:

As you can see from the image above, the service has been having issues for the past 24h, with spikes appearing just recently.

User feedback was quick to follow, the common consensus being the lack of stability of this service as a whole:

Internet has dropped twice today, came back after 5 minutes earlier but is still down for at least 5 minutes so far right now. I work from home and keep losing work and having to do it over.

I have no control over when my work is automatically saved in the cloud, so when I lose it, I don’t have a “lesson learned” moment and start saving more often. This is super frustrating.

Others gave much shorter feedbacks, but they themselves were enough to suffice:

I can’t wait to get a different provider

We ourselves tried heading over to Spectrum’s website for more clues and answers, but were met with a plain error message instead:

Servers being down are also the main cause for most Spectrum TV-related error messages such as:


Service stability is not something most of these streaming services are known for, since many of them experience frequent and quite long server-related issues. For example, last week Sling TV was also down.

What’s your take on the current situation? Let us know how the server issues with Spectrum have affected you by leaving us a message in the comments section below, and we will keep you updated on the latest developments.