Power failure cuts off Optus customers

Power failure knocks Sydney CBD customers offline.

Some Optus corporate customers in the Sydney CBD experienced an interruption to their telephony and DSL services on Monday afternoon following a power failure in one of the telco’s data centres.

The power-out occurred at 3pm in an Optus building located on Elizabeth St.

“Optus worked with our energy provider and restored services as a matter of urgency with all services back up and running by 5.30pm,” said an Optus spokesperson.

“We cannot confirm how many customers have been impacted.”

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