A spokesperson for the nbn™ network says that major restoration of the across northern New South Wales has occurred overnight.
There are now approximately 9,500 homes and businesses impacted by outages on the nbn network, decreased from 79,500 yesterday.
Around 56,500 homes and businesses came back online after power was restored to the Woodburn Fibre Access Node late yesterday.
‘Other restorations have been successful in the Tweed, Casino and Ocean Shores areas,’ aid the spokesperson.
‘Areas still impacted include Lismore and some smaller communities where access due to landslides and road closures is still a problem. We are working as hard as we can to get to those places and restore services. We have more teams on the ground from this morning.’
The spokesperson says that nbn has also deployed satellite Fly Away Kits to the Alstonville Leisure and Entertainment Centre, the Ballina Sport and Recreation Centre and the Lennox Head Cultural Centre, which provide free Wi-Fi connectivity via the nbn™ Sky Muster™ satellite service. ‘We are working closely with local authorities to deploy emergency assets to other locations as they are required.
‘Where possible, people in affected areas are encouraged to check the nbn outages page regularly and with their retail provider for specific information.’