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Topic # 98451 28-Feb-2012 18:58 Send private message

cable outage in Wgton from about 4pm.  Says will be fixed by 9am tomorrow!  Latest update says should be fixed by 6;30 tonight but it's 7pm now.  Yell

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  Reply # 587982 28-Feb-2012 19:04 Send private message

Perfect timing right when I need to do some work remotely, thankfully USB hotspot via iPhone is up and running!




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  Reply # 587983 28-Feb-2012 19:06 Send private message

It's definitely dead here in Melrose.

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  Reply # 587987 28-Feb-2012 19:21 Send private message

Working fine in Johnsonville.




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  Reply # 588063 28-Feb-2012 22:30 Send private message

Still out here on the miramar peninsula.


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  Reply # 588064 28-Feb-2012 22:30 Send private message

Dead here in Kilbirnie.
I thought my router had gone bonkers. The internet light was on, but there was (and still is) no connectivity.

Thank god for my N8. 

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  Reply # 588087 28-Feb-2012 23:17 Send private message

Seems to be up and running now

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  Reply # 588208 29-Feb-2012 10:31 Send private message

FYI - I checked telstra website fault page thats was updated at 6.20pm and it reported no errors.
This gave me a bum steer as to the cause of the fault.

The fault must have been localised hot spots and was fixed by wee hours.

I lost internet connectivity in Hataitai (cable) but my neightbour two houses down still had their internet
working. (does make me wonder if they were checking data on their smartphone and not wifi to tecst their telstra connection).

Was funny in that cable tv epg worked ok and my pc said it could connect but just could not receive any info. hence I spent ages checking my router :-(


 





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  Reply # 588209 29-Feb-2012 10:35 Send private message

Did TC ever advise the cause of the fault?

It would be useful if they had a sms subscription service ... to advise of faults. Afterall they're a telco and could afford i.



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  Reply # 588262 29-Feb-2012 12:11 Send private message

And I had another outage this morning but in this case it was Downer working on the lines, trying to 'rebalance' things. They had heard about it but didn't know the details.

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