Telstra Customers Will Struggle For Coverage At Splendour In The Grass 2014

Telstra Customers Will Struggle For Coverage At Splendour In The Grass 2014

By Luke Hopewell

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 nation’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 it’s because of cost: Telstra’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 Splendour’s 2013 event.

Read more here: Gizmodo

    

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