By Charlie Coë For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:58 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 02:58 BST, 1 October 2019
Australia's famous talking clock has fallen silent after 66 years of service.
The phone line that gave callers the precise time down to the second received almost two million calls last year.
At the third stoke of midnight on September 30 Telstra, who provided the service's network, pulled the plug on the talking clock.
The company said the service was outdated because phones and other digital devices also tell the time.
The company said it could no longer support the outdated technology.
'As we upgrade our network technology, we no longer support some services some customers have grown up with,' a spokesman said.
'When these services were launched in