Aussies erupt over Optus outage trends now

Aussies erupt over Optus outage trends now
Aussies erupt over Optus outage trends now

Aussies erupt over Optus outage trends now

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Thousands of Aussies have gone into meltdown at Optus after being embroiled in the biggest communications outages in the nation's history.

More than 10 million people and businesses were thrown into disarray on Wednesday after the telco's network dropped out at about 4 a.m., preventing people from connecting to the internet or making or receiving calls.

Optus chief executive Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, 46, then created a PR disaster of her own when she went missing in action for seven hours as essential services and businesses struggled to cope.

But Ms Bayer Rosmarin and managing director of customer solutions Matt Williams have since told media compensating customers for the outage period is off the table as 'refunding people for one day is probably less than $2.'

Many Aussies have been affected by the outage and lack of compensation, including Perth yoga teacher Eve, who detailed her time-consuming and costly efforts to get to the airport to catch a flight after she could not book an Uber.

She estimates Optus now owes her $1,000 after forking out for parking and rebooking her missed flight to Melbourne.

Eve was among 10million Optus customers caught up in Wednesday's outage

Eve was among 10million Optus customers caught up in Wednesday's outage

'So I booked an Uber this morning and my home network is also on

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