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Telstra Internet Outage (40 Minutes) Affects Millions in Australia - Feb. 23, 2012
"Millions of Telstra customers across Australia were left without internet access for 40 minutes this afternoon due to an internet outage.
A spokesman for the telco told ninemsn the outage, which began at 1:50pm (AEST) and ended at 2:30pm (AEST), had affected Telstra customers nationally for mobile and fixed broadband.
"We do not know the cause, we are investigating that now," the spokesman Craig Middleton said.
Hundreds of customers turned to Twitter to vent their frustration over the outage.
"Nice work blowing the internet there Telstra," one user, switch_mullet, wrote.
"Hey #Telstra, have you tried turning it off and back on again?" another angry customer tweeted.
Telstra has three million Big Pond customers nationally."
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