TransACT suffers 24-hour fibre outage

By Ry Crozier on May 4, 2012 7:32 AM
Filed under Communications

Hits subset of Canberra broadband users.

TransACT has resolved an outage on part of its fibre-to-the-home network in Canberra that took about 800 customers offline for almost 24 hours.

The ISP said in a status advisory that broadband services to users in the suburbs of Bonner, Crace, Forde and Franklin had been restored at 4pm on Thursday May 3.

Services were initially affected from Wednesday at 3.30pm.

The extended outage was attributed to an unspecified problem in one of six optical line terminals (OLTs) run by TransACT as part of its fibre network.

OLTs service as the point of origin for FTTP transmissions in and out of the TransACT network, according to DSLReports.com.

A handful of customers were still experiencing degraded speeds last night but remaining issues were being addressed by NOC staff, according to a Whirlpool post.

 
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
 

Copyright © iTnews.com.au . All rights reserved.

Promo

TransACT suffers 24-hour fibre outage
 
 
 
 
 
Top Stories
HP enterprise services restructure could cost $2bn
But overall split is forecast to be cheaper than expected.
 
Huawei gets Canberra Raiders cycling for cancer
Vendor gives up jersey space for fundraiser at NRL game.
 
 
Sign up to receive CRN email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Polls
Should Australian companies be given preference for government contracts?

Latest Comments
CRN Magazine

Issue: 338 | May 2015

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.