A temporary disruption to communication networks and free to air television may be experienced by residents and businesses in Port Douglas, as vital electrical repairs are carried out on the Flagstaff Hill Tower on the following dates:

Tuesday 21 April, 2020 – 9am to 10:30am
Thursday 23 April, 2020 – 12pm to 3:30pm

Power to the tower will be turned off during the repair work, causing the disruption of services.

The Telstra network and Foxtel services will be unaffected, however Optus and Vodafone customers may experience the loss of supply.

Free to air television channels will also be down.

A contractor will be on site to carry out the necessary electrical repairs.