Beats 1 Radio appears to be down for many (Update: back up after 30+ mins)

Update: after about 35 minutes, it appears that the Beats 1 stream is back online. The outage may have been caused by an Amazon Web services outage on the East Coast of the US. 

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Many readers are reporting Beats1 Radio is offline with error -12880 on iOS and just a spin on iTunes for Mac. As per usual, Apple’s System status page shows no outage but currently we aren’t able to find anyone able to get online.

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iTunes is showing the below error:

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  1. Carlos Zilli Montero - 8 years ago

    “And from now on always on”

  2. this is happening to me and I would love to be listening to the online radio right about now.

  3. Is anybody aware of when iOS 9 will receive the update for Apple Music?

    – other than potentially next Tuesday (iOS 9 beta 3)

    • Chad - 8 years ago

      Being in beta, its probably not going to be a priority since its technically for developers. Apple Music is a consumer product. You would be more likely to get an Xcode update.

  4. liontor - 8 years ago

    In Hungary there is no Beats 1 Radio at all.

  5. Landin McSorley - 8 years ago

    Just came back live for me.

  6. Chad - 8 years ago

    Yes… yes it is. I have waited the whole #$%^& day for Apple to release iTunes 12.2 just so I could try it out. I literally charged up my Bluetooth headset at 7:45am EST so it would be ready. Now they finally get around to releasing 12.2 and everything BUT Beats 1 works.

    And they say the Mac is still a priority. … My iPhone could have had it this morning. (jailbroken)

  7. Rory O'Siochain - 8 years ago

    Seems to be back up again.

  8. joe smith (@joe815smith) - 8 years ago

    Apple amateur hour again. “Always On” ROFL

  9. Edison Wrzosek - 8 years ago

    As usual, articles like these attract the trolls, like flies to garbage… This was due to an Amazon failure, not the service itself. Nice try, please play again later!

  10. Martin Richards - 8 years ago

    I know this may sound stupid to some of you but I don’t quite get what Amazon has to do with it am I missing something here. Thanks

  11. Ali Bennani - 8 years ago

    Impossible to make it work for me. If anybody have a workaround. That would be great.


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