WIN TV blackout in Limestone Coast

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WIN TV blackout in Limestone Coast

December 27: After more than two days without access to commercial television channels, WIN TV has advised that services have been restored to the Limestone Coast.

Channels 7, 9 and 10 went off air on Christmas morning, after problems with the connection.

Services have just been restored after equipment was sent to the region to repair the fault.

December 27: WIN TV has just provided an update to the current service outage in the Limestone Coast.

Thousands of residents in the South East have been unable to watch commercial television channels since early on Christmas Day.

WIN TV has advised there has been “significant power outages” that had damaged “multiple pieces of equipment” at the primary transmitter site.

“Our engineers and technicians are working through the problems and looking to restore services as soon as possible,” the statement said.

It is not yet known when services will resume on air.

December 26: WIN TV has advised that emergency parts are on their way to restore commercial television channels to the Limestone Coast.

The region has been unable to view channels 7, 9 and 10 since about 9am on Christmas Day, following a fault with the station’s “dedicated telecommunications service”.

“We will advise again when we know of an ETR,” a WIN TV statement said.

“We understand the frustration and apologies (sic) for the issues, but we can assure we are doing all we can to get restoration with Telstra as soon as possible.”

December 26: Limestone Coast households are still without commercial television stations after the service went off air about 9am on Christmas Day.

WIN TV confirmed a “third party service” fault late last night, however there is no confirmed time when the channels will return on air.

The SE Voice understands the disruption is affecting coverage across the entire South East.

ABC and SBS channels are still available in the region.

December 25: Limestone Coast residents are reporting issues with all commercial television channels, with the region experiencing a service blackout today.

The channels cut out across the region about 9am today, with only ABC and SBS still on air.

There are reports of a connectivity issue between the Mount Burr tower and Millicent, which has cut service to thousands of homes.

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