Mouse plague: Gilgandra's Telstra mobile phone outage caused by rodents 'chewing' on cables

Faye Wheeler
By Faye Wheeler
Updated March 31 2021 - 4:01am, first published 3:59am
Rodents chewed through cables at Gilgandra, causing an outage of mobile phone service. Main photo: Google maps. Inset: Telstra NSW regional general manager Mike Marom. Photo contributed.

The destructive force of rodents left a western NSW community without mobile phone coverage at the weekend and the telco that fixed the fault is now keeping watch for further problems.


Faye Wheeler

Faye Wheeler


I have been a journalist for more than a decade and in that time I have been keeping Daily Liberal readers up to date about issues affecting them and what's happening in their community. Throughout my career I have covered a range of rounds and most recently I have been focusing on the business round.

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