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Outages

We know it's an inconvenience when your Midco services aren’t working, which is why we are committed to addressing outages swiftly so we can restore services as soon as possible. The first step is to determine if your connectivity issues are related to an outage, your equipment or devices. Enter your address below to find out if you are in a known outage area.

Troubleshooting

No outage at your address? Then let’s get started with troubleshooting your connection.

Internet

Reboot your modem (and router if you have one).

Check to see if you have one or multiple devices offline by turning them off and on.

Check devices to make sure cables and connections are secure, and that wireless devices are connected to your network.

Cable TV

Reboot your cable box – manually, through My Account or our app.

Can you see your TV picture, but can’t hear anything – or vice versa? Troubleshoot common audio and video issues.

Check out common error codes and what you can do to resolve them.

Each spring and fall, solar radiation interferes with satellites and interrupts signals, affecting all satellite and cable TV providers globally. Outages may last up to several minutes and affect picture quality and sound. Sun outages do not affect the internet, phone or ON Demand services. Scheduled recordings may show any picture or audio issues that occurred during the program, but will not otherwise be affected.

When do sun outages happen?

Sun outages typically happen in February/March and September/October. The spring 2019 sun outages are expected to happen from Noon to 5 pm daily from February 25 - March 9, 2019. 

What does a sun outage look like?

Sun outages often start as sparkles in your TV’s picture and may gradually deteriorate to a total outage. Some channels experience blocks or freeze frames in the picture. Sound may also be affected.

I think I’m experiencing a sun outage. What can I do?

Hang tight! The sun outage should resolve itself within a few minutes. If you have an outage that lasts more than 15 minutes or affects all your channels at one time, contact us.

Home Phone

Have questions on your Midco digital phone service? We have answers for everything from power outages to loss of dial tone.

Home Security

If power is out, Midco SmartHOME automatically changes to battery backup. During an internet outage, it goes to cellular backup.