Customer Service Notice from iiNet Group

(iiNet Ltd, Westnet Pty Ltd, Internode Pty Ltd, TransACT Capital Communications Pty Ltd, Adam Internet Pty Ltd).

Delay due to severe weather in parts of the Mid North Coast District of New South Wales.

iiNet Group reference ID: 6237651

As previously notified on 7th January 2019, 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, parts of the Mid North Coast District of New South Wales was impacted on or about Friday 21 December 2018 through to Sunday 23 December 2018.

Severe weather events 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 https://www.telstra.com.au/consumer-advice/customer-service/mass-service-disruption/. A copy of this notice will also be published in the Sydney Daily Telegraph on 29/01/2019.

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. The impact in the affected region has been greater than initially estimated and as a consequence of <the ongoing/continued weather effects/other reason>, the expected date for resumption of normal service operations has been extended to 10th February 2019.

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 28 December 2018 to 10 February 2019 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:

02 5524 0800 To 02 5534 2999
02 6580 5000 To 02 6598 9999
02 5622 8000 To 02 5622 9999
02 6648 0000 To 02 6659 9999
02 6538 1000 To 02 6538 3499
02 6690 3000 To 02 6692 9999
02 6556 6000 To 02 6569 8999

Estimated number of impacted services: 1,045

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 6237651

iiNet Ltd Westnet Pty Ltd Internode Pty Ltd TransACT Capital
Communications
Pty Ltd
Adam Internet Pty
Ltd
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/6237651.