Massive Telstra iiNet TPG telecom outage affects millions of Australians, many without phones or internet

Telstra, TPG and iiNet are DOWN as a massive outage leaves millions of Australians without a phone or internet

  • Internet and mobile phone services hit by major outage at suppliers
  • Suburbs across Sydney hit hard by internet outage at Telstra
  • Melbourne users also reported problems with their cell phone service
  • iiNet and TPG users would also have internet problems during the outage

Millions of Australians are without phone or internet service after a massive telecom outage on Wednesday night shut down services like Telstra, iiNet and TPG.

Sydney’s suburbs, including Mascot, Ultimo, Hornsby, Gladesville, Rouse Hill and Baulkham Hills, are said to have been worst affected.

Outraged users complained about the unexpected outage via social media.

‘As long as you solve problems as quickly as you react to social outrage,’ said one of them.

Mobile phone users in Melbourne were also reported with problems.

“Hey @Telstra, I’m located in south Melbourne 3205 and I barely have any 3G ATMs, what’s up,” one user tweeted.

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