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Telstra in court over unfair sales to Indigenous customers

Telstra in court over unfair sales to Indigenous customers

Related to postpaid product sales to indigenous communities.
Nico Arboleda Nov 26 2020, 10:36AM Telco
ACCC exploring changes in merger laws

ACCC exploring changes in merger laws

Agency “closely watching” global antitrust efforts.
Nico Arboleda Nov 6 2020, 10:39AM Strategy
NBN wholesale arrangements mean cheaper internet: ACCC

NBN wholesale arrangements mean cheaper internet: ACCC

Watchdog touts more entry-level offerings and rebates for consumers.
Nico Arboleda Nov 4 2020, 9:40AM Telco
ACCC cuts telco backhaul prices for regional areas

ACCC cuts telco backhaul prices for regional areas

Agency said decision will foster competition.
Nico Arboleda Oct 23 2020, 11:43AM Telco
Digital platforms 'extensively' tracking user activity: ACCC

Digital platforms 'extensively' tracking user activity: ACCC

As online messaging usage hits all-time high.
Nico Arboleda Oct 23 2020, 11:10AM Digital
Carriers cop penalties for misleading ads

Carriers cop penalties for misleading ads

Amaysim, Lycamobile pulled up over use of the word "unlimited".
Staff Writers Oct 15 2020, 11:28AM Telco
ACCC drops prices of wholesale mobile voice services

ACCC drops prices of wholesale mobile voice services

Half a cent per minute reduction effective from January 2021.
Nico Arboleda Oct 2 2020, 10:30AM Telco
NBN daytime speeds not impacted: ACCC

NBN daytime speeds not impacted: ACCC

Helped by free 40 percent increase in capacity.
Nico Arboleda Apr 6 2020, 11:43AM Telco
ACCC targets misuse of personal data

ACCC targets misuse of personal data

Chair Rod Sims outlines 2020 priorities.
Chris Player Feb 26 2020, 12:07PM Cloud
Optus fined $6.4 million for misleading NBN claims

Optus fined $6.4 million for misleading NBN claims

Already fined $1.5m for the same offence last year.
Nico Arboleda Dec 2 2019, 10:34AM Telco
Telstra didn't speed check 180,000 NBN connections

Telstra didn't speed check 180,000 NBN connections

Didn't meet obligations of 2017 undertaking.
Nico Arboleda Nov 21 2019, 3:09PM Telco
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

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