Coverage starting to return after Perth Telstra users affected by nationwide mobile outage

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UPDATE: Mobile phone coverage is starting to return to Telstra customers after a nationwide shortage.

A tweet from Telstra said the company had “bypassed hardware that had been preventing some customers from accessing the 4G mobile network”.

EARLIER: PERTH Telstra customers are among those affected by another nationwide mobile outage.

The telco giant said on Twitter it was working on a solution to the problem that was affecting mobile services.

The outage is affecting both 3G and 4G mobile voice and data services, according to Telstra’s website.


The mobile outage follows a major outage in February that was cause by a fire at the Chatswood exchange in Sydney.

The Telstra outage map at shows large hotspots across Australia’s capital cities.

Telstra outages across the country.

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