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Govt opens applications for low band 5G spectrum auction

Govt opens applications for low band 5G spectrum auction

850/900 MHz band auction scheduled for November to December.
Nico Arboleda Sep 1 2021, 12:24PM Telco
Govt puts 5G spectrum limits in upcoming auction

Govt puts 5G spectrum limits in upcoming auction

Up to 82Mhz in metro areas and 92Mhz in the regions.
Nico Arboleda Aug 9 2021, 12:37PM Telco
Telstra failed to notify customers of speed restrictions: ACMA

Telstra failed to notify customers of speed restrictions: ACMA

Nearly 50,000 customers affected.
Ben Moore Jul 7 2021, 8:45AM Telco
Lycamobile fined $600k over customer data handling

Lycamobile fined $600k over customer data handling

Allegedly failed to comply with ID check rules for prepaid customers.
Nico Arboleda May 19 2021, 10:20AM Telco
Telstra fined $1.5 million for landline porting freeze

Telstra fined $1.5 million for landline porting freeze

Number porting operations suspended in March 2020 due to COVID-19.
Nico Arboleda May 4 2021, 10:28AM Telco
Telstra, Optus spend $200m for high-band 5G spectrum

Telstra, Optus spend $200m for high-band 5G spectrum

TPG Telecom had third highest at $100m.
Nico Arboleda Apr 23 2021, 10:33AM Telco
Watchdog: Telcos need to resolve complaints faster

Watchdog: Telcos need to resolve complaints faster

ACCAN CEO also pointed to an 84 percent increase in fixed-line voice complaints.
Ben Moore Apr 22 2021, 2:49PM Telco
Kogan fined for spamming customers

Kogan fined for spamming customers

ACMA alleges emails were not easy to unsubscribe to.
Nico Arboleda Jan 20 2021, 11:42AM Hardware
Govt. opens applications for high-band 5G spectrum auction

Govt. opens applications for high-band 5G spectrum auction

Auction expected to be held in April 2021.
Nico Arboleda Dec 14 2020, 10:35AM Telco
Telstra ordered to refund $2.5m in overcharges

Telstra ordered to refund $2.5m in overcharges

Telco charged customers for interim phone services over 12 years.
Nico Arboleda Nov 12 2020, 6:44AM Telco
Telcos transparency on customer service now required by ACMA

Telcos transparency on customer service now required by ACMA

Like NBN Co rebates and backup modems during faults.
Nico Arboleda Nov 10 2020, 10:52AM Telco
ACMA wants to deregister telcos that 'rip off' consumers

ACMA wants to deregister telcos that 'rip off' consumers

Agency backs proposed regulatory reforms.
Nico Arboleda Oct 28 2020, 10:57AM Telco
Telstra, Optus, TPG, Dodo breach NBN migration rules

Telstra, Optus, TPG, Dodo breach NBN migration rules

ACMA said some 1500 customers were left without replacement service.
Nico Arboleda Sep 1 2020, 6:49AM Telco
Telco warned for telemarketing practices

Telco warned for telemarketing practices

For not respecting Do Not Call Register.
Nico Arboleda Jun 18 2020, 7:30AM Telco
Govt reveals plans for lower-band spectrum

Govt reveals plans for lower-band spectrum

Aiming to bring 4G and 5G technology into more locations.
Nico Arboleda May 11 2020, 12:28PM Telco
Govt revises info sharing on telco complaints

Govt revises info sharing on telco complaints

Aims to bring better outcomes for telco providers and consumers.
Nico Arboleda May 6 2020, 10:14AM Telco
ACMA and TIO remind telcos of financial hardship responsibilities

ACMA and TIO remind telcos of financial hardship responsibilities

Repeat non-compliance faces penalty of up to $250,000.
Nico Arboleda Apr 2 2020, 12:24PM Telco
Feds ponder limits on 5G spectrum buys

Feds ponder limits on 5G spectrum buys

Regulator seeks feedback on potential competition issues.
Nico Arboleda Feb 26 2020, 12:07PM Telco
Optus cops $504,000 fine for email, SMS spam

Optus cops $504,000 fine for email, SMS spam

ACMA may consider court action for repeated offences.
Brendon Foye Jan 31 2020, 9:00AM Telco
ACMA hauls Sydney-based Red Telecom to court

ACMA hauls Sydney-based Red Telecom to court

Over outstanding complaint resolution payments.
Nico Arboleda Jan 28 2020, 5:08PM Telco

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