Nationwide Telstra outage takes out ATMs, EFTPOS
A huge Telstra outage has taken out ATMs and EFTPOS machines around the country, potentially affecting thousands of businesses.
Aussies without cash have been left unable to pay for anything after the outage hit at approximately 3pm AEST.
Thousands of stores are unable to process payments, and Commonwealth and Westpac banks have confirmed their services are also affected.
Telstra has confirmed it’s looking into the issue.
⚠️ We’re currently looking into an issue affecting services including EFTPOS and access to ATMs. We’re sorry if this impacts you. We’ll keep you updated as we know more.
— Telstra (@Telstra) July 11, 2019