Netflix Hit With Major Outage On Christmas Eve

Posted Dec 25, 2012

On Christmas Eve, Netflix was hit with a major outage.  The culprit for the temporary outage was Amazon Web Services.  The outage had affected customers at around 3:30PM EST yesterday.  Netflix apologized for the outage through the tweet below:

We’re sorry for the Christmas Eve outage. Terrible timing! Engineers are working on it now. Stay tuned to @netflixhelps for updates.

— Netflix US (@netflix) December 25, 2012