Customer Service Notice from iiNet Group
(iiNet Ltd, Westnet Pty Ltd, Internode Pty Ltd, TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd, Adam Internet Pty Ltd).
Severe Weather events impact service in Melbourne Metropolitan, Central and North Central Districts and parts of the Northern Country, North East, and West & South Gippsland Districts of Victoria.
iiNet Group reference ID: 5092221
The iiNet Group (iiNet Ltd, Westnet Pty Ltd, Internode Pty Ltd, TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd and Adam Internet Pty Ltd) is currently working to manage the impact to its network that has occurred as a result of a series of severe weather events in Melbourne Metropolitan, Central and North Central Districts and parts of the Northern Country, North East, and West & South Gippsland Districts of Victoria on or about Wednesday 28 December 2016 through to Thursday 29 December 2016.
Due to the effect of damage to the Telstra telecommunications network by severe thunderstorms have caused notable damage to the network, rendering some services faulty, as referred to in Telstra Wholesales Mass Service Disruption Notification which can be found at http://telstra.com.au/abouttelstra/commitments/mass-service-disruption/. A copy of this notice will also be published in the Melbourne Herald Sun on 06/01/2017.
The iiNet Group is working closely with suppliers and wholesalers to assess and repair the damage to affected services in a timely manner. Customers in these regions may experience service disruptions and delays to normal connection times and fault restoration.
As these circumstances are outside the iiNet Group’s control, iiNet is claiming an exemption under Section 21 of the Telecommunications (Customer Service Guarantee) Standard 2011 from the normal performance standards. The exemption shall apply from 29 December 2016 to 5 February 2017 inclusive. This date is indicative only; customers should anticipate that some further delays may occur.
Services in the affected location with a phone number in the following ranges may have been affected:
Estimated number of impacted services: 53,582
iiNet Group customers can enquire about CSG payment eligibility or the basis for claiming this exemption by using the contact details below, and quoting fault reference 5092221.
|iiNet Ltd||Westnet Pty Ltd||Internode Pty Ltd||TransACT Capital
|Adam Internet Pty
|13 22 58||1300 786 068||1300 788 233||13 30 61||08 8423 4000|
If after calling one of the above numbers, you remain dissatisfied, you may choose to contact the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) on 1800 062 058, www.tio.com.au.
The iiNet Group would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused, and thank all affected customers for their patience. A copy of this notice is available at www.iinet.net.au/about/legal/mass‐disruptions/notice/5092221.