RESIDENTS in the North Wight have been left without internet connection this morning (Tuesday) as Sky Broadband reports a fault.

Homes in Cowes, East Cowes and parts of Newport have been left without connection after Sky Broadband services went down.

The outage has also affected the provider's phone services.

A spokesperson for Sky said: "Customers in Cowes may experience difficulty getting online or making calls.

"Our engineers are continuing to investigate the issue and once we have more information then we will let you know.

"Our apologies for the inconvenience caused by this."