Cyclone Yasi telco clean-up: photos

Cyclone Yasi telco clean-up: photos

Summary: In the days following the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Yasi on the mainland of far north Queensland, Telstra and Optus engineers have been hard at work to bring services back online.

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TOPICS: Telcos, Optus, Telstra
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    Telstra's service delivery team manager Dave Kincaid directing Army Engineers at the Cardwell exchange yard clean-up.

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    A Telstra communications technician, Ross Auger, installing new cards in the Tully exchange to restore services.

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Topics: Telcos, Optus, Telstra

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Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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  • I think Optus got it wrong; thats not the water tower in Innisfail, its either the water tower in Halifax, or most likely the water tower in Ingham. The water tower in Innisfail is shown here: http://www.curtispitt.com.au/wp-content/gallery/other/innisfail-water-tower.jpg
    Quasi-a80c5
  • It is the water tower in Ingham; check Haig Street Ingham on Google Maps.
    Quasi-a80c5