About 200 Telstra customers in Moe have been without phone and
Telstra said in a statement it was still investigating the cause of the outage, but it was believed the heavy vehicle drove over a service pit by the side of the road, breaking the lid and causing it to fall onto the cables below.
As a result, the company has to replace 200
Services are expected to be progressively restored by 7pm Thursday.
Telstra eastern Victoria area general manager Loretta
“Telstra crews are currently undertaking repairs to a large copper mains cable in Moe that was damaged on Saturday afternoon, affecting
Telstra has advised customers who are affected by the outage to phone 132 200 and report the issue.
The company said it would offer interim services such as diverting customers’ fixed line telephone services to a mobile while repairs are undertaken.