Telstra prides itself on having coverage just about everywhere, but according to festival organisers, Telstra customers will be just about out of luck at the nationâ€™s largest music weekend. “Telstra customers will have very limited mobile phone coverage at Splendour.
Only last month Telstra withdrew this commitment and provided us with a prohibitive quote to supply these COWs. “While we are committed to providing you with the best Splendour experience possible, we are not in a position to pay many hundreds of thousands of dollars for a service that actually generates revenue for Telstra,” organisers wrote.
The organisers say that itâ€™s because of cost: Telstraâ€™s is just too damn high. “We have been in discussions with Telstra since [September] 2013 and early on they committed to providing free COWs as they did for Splendourâ€™s 2013 event.
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