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Occasional Contributor Kirstin
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

I did your all about as helpfully as each other and this is not very helpful

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Valued Contributor
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

I'm sorry you feel that way. Unfortunately if we're unable to identify any issues within the network we do need to investigate all possible causes - we want you to have a reliable service, Kirstin. 

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New Contributor Gavster07
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

Optus coverage us non existant in the Captains Flat area 2623.What is being done to fix this?

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RetiredModerator AlexRH
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

Hey there @Gavster07, really sorry to hear that you've had trouble 😞

We are continually upgrading and updating our Mobile network, I'd really recommend checking out Network Status page  HERE for coverage updates as they come through! 


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New Contributor IanP
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

The mobile phone coverage in Mollymook is terrible, vitually non-existent.

We have been holidaying there for years at a number of different locations and I have had a variety of Optus mobiles eg HTC One and now Galaxy S7.

The coverage has always been very poor and every year when we visit I get a nasty reminder how bad it is.

Finally decided to lodge a comment as the Optus map showing coverage to be 'great' is quite deceptive and wrong.

 

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Moderator Marie
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

Hey IanP 🙂 

 

Thanks for letting us know about this.

 

To confirm did you chat with our 24/7 Tech Team about this?

 

What type of phone are you using now?

 

Do you experience issues both indoors and outside?

 

Could you please PM through your address when you're in the Mollymook area and we'll look at that in more detail for you.

 

Cheers.

 

 


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New Contributor IanP
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

Hello Marie,

Thanks for responding. The answers to your questions:

1. No, I have not raised this with the 24/7 Tech Team.

2. I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 mobile now but had the same problem with the HTC One

3. Yes - I experience dreadfully poor connectivity issues both indoors and outside.

4. I only visit Mollymook once per year in January. Back in Sydney now. We have stayed in holiday homes on Lockhart Street and Mitchell Parade and the connectivity is zero. I suggest Optus needs to get a mobile technician from Ulladulla or somewher close to Mollymook to drive there and do some signal readings. They will quickly confirm the area is effectively dead-zone for Optus. 

 

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Moderator Marie
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

Thanks IanP 🙂

 

Much appreciated I'll pass your feedback on about your service experience in the Mollymook region.


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New Contributor thesullies
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

I've been a customer of Optus....both personally and for business... since they launched in Australia.

The final straw is thier attitude regarding to ending of HomeZone.

Mobile coverage is pitiful in my area, Roseville, and clearly optus don't really care. For heaven's sake, we live 10kms from the centre of Australia's biggest city!

 

I won't be loading any app to help them provide a service I am already paying for.

 

What I will be doing is moving EVERYTHING to Telstra.

 

I would like to congratulate Optus on demonstrating how NOT to treat customers....it has helped my business grow! 

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Occasional Contributor Matthew71
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Re: How To Check Coverage In Your Area

Yes, Mollymook coverage is unusable - when running a Speedtest, I get download speeds of around 0.2 Mbps. Telstra coverage is great with download speeds of around 34mbps. I have an iPad Pro and a Nexus 6P, both of which are unable to load a web page on the Optus network in Mollymook. I see from your coverage map that there are no plans to improve the network in the next 6 months; it would be great if your networks team could schedule an upgrade for Mollymook Beach (Mitchell Parade.)

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