Level 1: Cadet

Telstra Outages results in extra charge to me!!

Telstra outages over 3 days well publicised and confirmed. Forced to use my data resulting in Telstra charging additional charge. Complained to Telstra. No resolution or apology. Telstra are **bleep**. Poor customer service. Am looking for a new provider!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  

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Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: Telstra Outages results in extra charge to me!!

Did you call Telstra whilst the outage was in progress (makes it easier to claim compensation once outage concludes)? They could have also provided some extra data on your mobile service at the time.


You can lodge a formal complaint via if the frontline consultants haven't been able to resolve the situation for you.

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Level 11: Detective StrayaM8
Level 11: Detective

Re: Telstra Outages results in extra charge to me!!

No one "forced" you to use your mobile data and Telstra often provides an interim service during outages for customers that need it if requested. 


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