Telstra And CommBank Are Borked Across Australia

Woolworths and the Commonwealth Bank are among the businesses affected by Telstra's EFTPOS outage. Images Getty Down Detector

"We'll keep you updated as we know more".

The Commonwealth Bank said the outage took out some of its ATMs and Eftpos services, as well as some in-branch services and CommSec logins. "There is no need to call us if you are experiencing problems with these services".

An ANZ spokesperson has confirmed it is also experiencing outages, suggesting the problem might be "telco-related", while a NAB spokesperson confirmed "sporadic outages" relating to Eftpos but not ATM services in New South Wales and Queensland.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia said some services are back to normal and it thanked customers for their patience.

Greg McKenna, chair of the Police Bank and a Business Insider Australia contributor, has speculated that a Telstra outage might be an underlying cause of the disruption. However, it only appears to be affecting low-value transactions.

Westpac and its subsidiary St George have tweeted that some branches, ATMS and services in Sydney are not working and it is working with external providers to restore services.

Most customer services have now been restored, and we're working with our customers on the remaining few.

More news: Half-mile-wide asteroid found ‘hiding in our solar system’

"We are aware of an issue affecting some of our services".

The spokesperson also said the cause of the problem is not internal but due to "one of [its] telecommunication providers".

People in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and more had reported issues with withdrawing cash or using electronic payment services.

"Very rare occurrence for CBA so I'm not going to jump up and down throwing a tantrum like a child on social media because I can't have my way all the time".

"Telstra has advised us the network connection is back up and running", Woolworths told AAP, offering an apology to customers for the delay.

The supermarket giant says a Telstra network issue means its stores are having to process payments manually.

"We're working closely with Telstra to rectify the network issue as quickly as possible".

Related News:

  • SpaceX wins contract to launch NASA’s new X-Ray observatory in 2021

    SpaceX wins contract to launch NASA’s new X-Ray observatory in 2021

    The observatory will be launched aboard a Falcon 9 from Launch Complex 39A in Florida , and liftoff is planned for April 2021. NASA has awarded the launch services contract for the agency's Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission to SpaceX.
    Spanish judge rules Julio Iglesias biological father of 43-year-old man

    Spanish judge rules Julio Iglesias biological father of 43-year-old man

    Singer Julio Iglesias smiles during his star unveiling ceremony at the Walk of Fame in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Iglesias now has 20 days to lodge an appeal if he so wishes. 'Javier won the trial.
    Shocking Footage Shows Huge Fight Break Out At Disneyland, California

    Shocking Footage Shows Huge Fight Break Out At Disneyland, California

    On Wednesday morning, police confirmed the case was sent to the Orange County District Attorney's Office for possible prosecution. Even if you expected a fight in Disneyland, you'd have never thought that you could see a Battle royal among the family members.
  • Robinson jailed for contempt of court

    Robinson jailed for contempt of court

    The video lasted an hour-and-a-half and was viewed online 250,000 times , after being live-streamed on Facebook. Police were then pelted with cans and plastic bottles as the group began chanting "we want Tommy out".
    Taylor Swift Tops Forbes’ Highest Paid Celebrities List With $185 Million

    Taylor Swift Tops Forbes’ Highest Paid Celebrities List With $185 Million

    The mag says her estimated pay increased an insane 131% from the year before, when she made a paltry $80 mil. Jenner isn't the only member of her family to make the list of Forbes's highest-earning celebrities.
    Archie is the most popular baby boy's name

    Archie is the most popular baby boy's name

    It wasn't at a public event, but what Meghan's team were quoted as saying was that she was attending "in a private capacity". They have also chosen not to publicly name Archie's godparents, describing them as private citizens and not celebrities.
  • How the Black Caps turned around their World Cup losing streak

    How the Black Caps turned around their World Cup losing streak

    Then too, the Men in Blue had advanced to the final after a almost spotless campaign only to falter when it mattered most. New Zealand bowled themselves into the World Cup with a superb second innings fielding performance here on Wednesday.
    Goodbye, 'Love Bug': the Volkswagen Beetle is going extinct

    Goodbye, 'Love Bug': the Volkswagen Beetle is going extinct

    It's available in convertible or hardtop, with base prices of $23,045 for a coupe and $27,295 for a convertible. As a side note, Wolfsburg was founded in 1938 by the Nazi regime to house the German automaker's workforce.
    Day for Stoinis to prove Cup fitness

    Day for Stoinis to prove Cup fitness

    However, the team need the approval of the ICC's event technical committee for the replacement of Khawaja with Wade in the squad. He said: "Playing well against England a couple of weeks ago obviously will give us some confidence going into that game".
  • South Korea's Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions

    South Korea's Moon Denounces Japanese Comments Over Sanctions

    He told reporters he would meet officials from the White House and Congress to discuss issues that included Japan's export curbs. Japan's envoy in Geneva, Junichi Ihara, countered that the Japanese measures were just a "change of application of procedures".
    Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny refuses to go on US  soccer tour

    Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny refuses to go on US soccer tour

    Koscielny's future at Arsenal is reportedly in doubt after entering the final year of his contract with no sign of a new deal. The Gunners have released a statement after the refusal of the Skipper Laurent Koscielny to involve in the pre-season tour.
    Colorful self-made billionaire H Ross Perot dies at 89

    Colorful self-made billionaire H Ross Perot dies at 89

    Ross Perot epitomized the entrepreneurial spirit and the American creed. "That is from Ross Perot ", Sanders told the Times . His campaign became a cultural argument against Mexicans as much as it was an economic one for blue-collar Americans.

Most liked

Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, minor injuries reported
The flight had originated from Toronto and was reportedly carrying 268 passengers and crew. Gregor says crew members asked for medical personnel to meet the plane at the gate.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros studios
Firefighters were called to reports of a blaze in one of the stages at Leavesden, Hertfordshire, late on Wednesday night. Replace: Firefighters have now put out the blaze that broke at Warner Bros. studios in Leavesden in a single day.

Apple will launch notchless iPhone in 2020
Apple changed how phones were designed when it released the iPhone X in 2017 and introduced the world to the notched displays. However, Oppo and Xiaomi have demonstrated under-display cameras already, with Oppo saying it'll be in a handset soon.

Man, 22, arrested after climbing Buckingham Palace fence at 2am
The intruder was not carrying any weapons and the incident is not being treated as terror-related, according to Scotland Yard. Buckingham Palace has confirmed that a man was detained in the early hours of this morning in Buckingham Palace's forecourt.

United States could impose tariffs on French imports in retaliation against ‘tech tax’
Prior investigations have covered Chinese trade practices and European Union subsidies on large commercial aircraft. The three-percent tax will be levied on sales generated in France by multinational firms.

Eoin Morgan urges England to embrace World Cup 'dream'
Captain Aaron Finch has a key role to play and not just with the bat where he has scored 507 runs at an average of 56.33. Australia, on the other hand , always deal with pressure remarkably well and not for nothing, are defending champions.

Edu becomes Arsenal's new technical director after winning Copa America with Brazil
The Brazilian played for Arsenal between 2001 and 2005 winning two league titles, including the "Invincibles" season of 2003-04. Edu will be responsible for coordinating the first-team coaching group, the academy and scouting and recruitment.

More quakes rattle Ridgecrest area
It would be the first death linked to the magnitude 6.4 quake near Ridgecrest that was felt far and wide. The NASA satellite images are not the only views of the earthquakes visible from space.

Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory actress Denise Nickerson dies aged 62
The US actress, who suffered a severe stroke previous year , died after having multiple seizures and being taken off life support. Doctors diagnosed with pneumonia but on Tuesday (09.07.19), she was placed on life support after suffering a massive seizure.

Apple updates Mac to fix faulty video conferencing app
The researcher says he contacted Zoom on March 26, giving the company a public disclosure deadline of 90 days. He demonstrated that any website can open up a video-enabled call on a Mac with the Zoom app installed.

Moana not marijuana: Hilarious mix-up as bakery delivers pot-themed birthday cake
But that's not what a Milledgeville, Georgia, woman received when she picked up her daughter's birthday cake from a local store. Kensli Davis absolutely loves Moana , so her mother ordered an ice cream cake for her birthday, featuring the Disney character.

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence
William Bando mentioned he had now called for in spite of every thing 100 more police to toughen the reward 40 native officers. But while clans have fought each other for decades or centuries, the severity of the violence has shocked Papua New Guinea.

US Urges Turkey to Stop Oil Drilling Off Cyprus
Since the 1983 declaration of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the island has been in a territorial dispute with Turkey . Beginning last May, a Turkish ship named Fatih started drilling off the Mediterranean island.

After semi-final loss, Virat Kohli identifies big reason behind shock defeat
He nearly won the match alongside Dhoni and his all-round performance was brilliant for the entire match. New Zealand defended 239 and marched into the finals.

Google Stadia: iOS and Android Devices Supported at Launch Announced
You can buy codes as gifts for family and friends if you're bored and want to try some of the platform's multiplayer games. Another thing that Google clarified is that the account you sign up for Stadia doesn't have to be the address you use.