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 COVID-19 pandemic in the Northern Territory.

iiNet Group reference ID: 7017424

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 Force Majeure across the Northern Territory may be impacted, including all suburbs and towns, off-shore islands and coastal areas serviced by Telstra.

COVID-19 has caused significant delays in fault and provisioning time frames due to Force Majeure, 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 Northern Territory News on 15/04/2020

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 30th March 2020 to 30th June 2020 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:

08 7900 0000 to 08 7999 9999
08 8900 0000 to 08 8999 9999

Estimated number of impacted services: 265

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 7017424

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/7017424.