Rod Sims

Telstra, Optus, TPG sued over NBN FTTN speeds

Telstra, Optus, TPG sued over NBN FTTN speeds

Telcos apologise for wrongdoing but place blame on NBN Co.
Nico Arboleda Aug 9 2021, 5:10PM Telco
ACCC: TPG-Vodafone merger made mobile market less competitive

ACCC: TPG-Vodafone merger made mobile market less competitive

Following recent mobile plan price increases.
Nico Arboleda Jun 21 2021, 11:46AM Telco
ACCC gives go-ahead to Salesforce's Slack acquisition

ACCC gives go-ahead to Salesforce's Slack acquisition

Said vendors supplied different software with distinct purposes.
Nico Arboleda May 20 2021, 12:26PM Software
Court rules Google misled consumers on location data collection and use

Court rules Google misled consumers on location data collection and use

Tech giant sued by ACCC in July 2020.
Nico Arboleda Apr 16 2021, 1:47PM Digital
ACCC rejects Google assurance over Fitbit data use

ACCC rejects Google assurance over Fitbit data use

Amid search engine giant's bid to acquire the fitness tracking vendor.
Reuters Staff Dec 23 2020, 9:28AM Digital
Kogan to pay $350,000 for 'tax time' promo fiasco

Kogan to pay $350,000 for 'tax time' promo fiasco

Retailer found guilty of misleading customers in July ruling.
Nico Arboleda Dec 7 2020, 11:39AM Digital
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

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