UDPATE - 8pm:
Telstra advised the Ararat Advertiser the issue was resolved at about 4.30pm.
They said there was a fault with some transmission hardware that was fixed, restoring services.
EARLIER - 1.35pm:
TELSTRA mobile phone customers are navigating their way through an outage across the region near Ararat.
Residents living near Willaura, Moyston and Great Western are currently impacted by the outage.
Telstra advised there was a technical issue in its network.
"We're working to get service restored as early as possible," its website read.
Restoration time is listed at 11.30am, Thursday January 14.
More to come.
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