In my corner of the globe, this happens a lot. All the time, baby. And when it’s not happening, they are busy over-charging you for the service. It takes great patience to not wring your neck, slash your wrists and slit your throat.
Should you chance to come down here, I suggest you choose Orange as your ISP over MTN.
Sometimes it doesn’t matter which one you’re with. A few months back something or other happened to the optic fibre cable down in the Indian Ocean, which fibre all the service providers happen to share.
In unison, we sigh in exasperation.
Also, we try to
Often, we fail.