ANZ says Eftpos glitch fixed

CAROLINE KING
Last updated 13:03 31/01/2013

Relevant offers

Money

Big Read: The digital revolution changing the way you manage your money Victims in short supply for Christchurch finance company’s offending Need a new phone cover? Shoot a possum, tan its hide, and make your own Giving up on buying a house? Don't blow your savings just yet Janine Starks: Ten ways to cure money madness Ask Kevin: Should we sign up with more than one agent? More Kiwis approaching retirement with money trouble Sorry, that's not traumatic enough - ombudsman warns of confusion over insurance Rob Stock: Don't scrimp on travel insurance Wellington firm Evaluation Consult sells after PNG fail to pay $300,000 bill

A nationwide ANZ eftpos glitch has been resolved, the bank says.

The ANZ network went down for more than an hour today, affecting all debit and credit card transactions and all ANZ acquired merchants processing any card.

An ANZ spokesman said the outage was caused by a telecommunications issue that "briefly disrupted credit card and eftpos transactions at some merchants".

It did not affect ATM transactions, he said.

"The issue has been resolved now and affected merchants should now be back online. It's not clear how many merchants were affected,'' he said.

"We'd like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience the outage has caused."

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content