Standard Bank’s Internet banking service has been down for a prolonged period on Thursday evening (24 January 2013), causing an outcry on social media networks. Complaints about the downtime started to appear at around 18:30 on Thursday night.
Numerous Standard Bank clients have complained on Twitter about Standard Bank’s online banking system’s downtime.
“Internet banking is down and I need to cancel a payment that’s going off tomorrow. Help what if I can’t cancel my payment,” said one Twitter user. “Internet banking down, yet again. Man, you can’t get good help these days,” said another user.
At the time of publication there was no message from Standard Bank regarding the downtime, or what caused the outage.