Customer Service Notice from iiNet Group
(iiNet Ltd, Westnet Pty Ltd, Internode Pty Ltd, Adam Internet Pty Ltd).
Delay due to severe weather events in Central Highlands and Coalfields and parts of the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Districts.
iiNet Group reference ID: 5699913
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 severe weather in Central Highlands and Coalfields and parts of the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Districts on or about Tuesday 20 February 2018 through to Wednesday 21 February 2018.
Severe weather events such as heavy rainfall and flash flooding 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 https://www.telstra.com.au/consumer-advice/customer-service/mass-service-disruption/. A copy of this notice will also be published in the Brisbane Courier Mail on 28 February 2018.
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 22 February 2018 to 18 March 2018 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: 3681
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 5699913.
|iiNet Ltd||Westnet Pty Ltd||Internode Pty Ltd||Adam Internet Pty
|13 22 58||1300 786 068||1300 788 233||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/5699913.