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ACCC to keep current prices of non-NBN fixed line services

ACCC to keep current prices of non-NBN fixed line services

In anticipation of the NBN rollout's completion.
Nico Arboleda Nov 1 2019, 3:56PM Telco
ACCC launches inquiry into NBN wholesale charges

ACCC launches inquiry into NBN wholesale charges

Focusing on lower-speed plans, discounts and service transfer charges.
Nico Arboleda Oct 14 2019, 12:01PM Telco
ACCC to cease regulation of wholesale SMS services

ACCC to cease regulation of wholesale SMS services

But is extending regulation of wholesale voice for five years.
Nico Arboleda May 2 2019, 4:41PM Telco
NBN users increasingly shifting to 50Mbps plans: ACCC

NBN users increasingly shifting to 50Mbps plans: ACCC

2.2 million customers now on speeds of at least 50Mbps.
Nico Arboleda Nov 13 2018, 12:06PM Telco
Optus, Telstra, TPG publish peering criteria for interested ISPs

Optus, Telstra, TPG publish peering criteria for interested ISPs

Quelling ACCC's concerns over competition with smaller ISPs.
Nico Arboleda Oct 23 2018, 11:06AM Telco
Optus hands back millions in refunds over third-party billing

Optus hands back millions in refunds over third-party billing

ACCC accuses telco of putting profits before consumer protection.
Brendon Foye Oct 17 2018, 12:15PM Telco
Telstra pays another $9.3m in third-party billing refunds

Telstra pays another $9.3m in third-party billing refunds

Penalties close to $20 million for premium direct billing service.
Brendon Foye Sep 28 2018, 11:15AM Telco
ACCC warns telcos over false and misleading advertising

ACCC warns telcos over false and misleading advertising

Citing Optus, Telstra and Vodafone's "unlimited" data claims.
Nico Arboleda Sep 17 2018, 11:38AM Telco
NBN to pay rebates for service shortfalls

NBN to pay rebates for service shortfalls

Court-enforceable undertaking stems from consumer watchdog's inquiry.
Michael Jenkin Sep 12 2018, 11:18AM Telco
Aussie Broadband drops "congestion-free" claims from ads

Aussie Broadband drops "congestion-free" claims from ads

After consumer watchdog raised concerns.
Nico Arboleda Sep 7 2018, 3:21PM Telco
Fines for consumer law offences set to increase

Fines for consumer law offences set to increase

Legislation passes parliament.
Nico Arboleda Aug 24 2018, 7:09AM Strategy
ACCC sues Amaysim's energy subsidiary

ACCC sues Amaysim's energy subsidiary

ACCC claims Click Energy made false or misleading claims about discounts and savings.
Nico Arboleda Jul 9 2018, 4:05PM Telco
Optus fined $1.5 million over NBN migrations

Optus fined $1.5 million over NBN migrations

Telco made $750,000 by pressuring customers.
Michael Jenkin May 23 2018, 10:45AM Telco
NBN subscriptions surge six-fold in three months

NBN subscriptions surge six-fold in three months

Nearly cracks one million milestone.
Nico Arboleda May 10 2018, 11:52AM Telco
ISPs still competitive despite market concentration: ACCC

ISPs still competitive despite market concentration: ACCC

Vodafone and TPG should fuel further competition.
Nico Arboleda Apr 5 2018, 11:22AM Telco
FTTN still holding back ISPs: ACCC

FTTN still holding back ISPs: ACCC

Major telcos now reaching 80-90 percent maximum plan speeds.
Nico Arboleda Mar 29 2018, 10:22AM Telco
Telstra gets OK on NBN migration plan changes

Telstra gets OK on NBN migration plan changes

Enabling FTTC as a new access technology for the NBN.
Nico Arboleda Mar 6 2018, 11:17AM Telco
ACCC to release NBN broadband speed reports soon

ACCC to release NBN broadband speed reports soon

Watchdog reiterates focus on broadband ahead of report release.
Nico Arboleda Feb 20 2018, 4:25PM Telco
NBN resellers enabling better bandwidth with CVC uptake

NBN resellers enabling better bandwidth with CVC uptake

Resellers acquired 38 percent more connectivity virtual circuit last quarter.
Nico Arboleda Feb 8 2018, 11:01AM Networking
ACCC sues Optus for misleading 20,000 customers

ACCC sues Optus for misleading 20,000 customers

Alleges telco misled consumers over move to NBN.
Staff Writers Dec 15 2017, 12:53PM Telco

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