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  • Competition limits set for 5G spectrum auction

    The Federal Government has announced competition limits for telcos seeking to bid for spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band. It’s a move that pushes the ‘auction of spectrum’ for 5G mobile services one step closer.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien12 July 18 09:52
  • Apple hit with $9M fine

    The Federal Court has ordered Apple to pay $9 million in penalties for making false or misleading representations to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads about their rights under Australian consumer law.

    Written by Byron Connolly19 June 18 15:48
  • Optus hit with $1.5M fine for misleading NBN customers

    The Federal Court has ordered Optus to pay $1.5 million for making misleading representations to customers about their transition from the telco’s HFC network to the NBN.

    Written by Byron Connolly23 May 18 09:49
  • Aussies lost $340M to scams last year

    Australians lost $340 million to scammers in 2017, a $40 million increase on the year before, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said on Monday.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 May 18 12:08
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  • Telstra calls for new independent Telecommunications Adjudicator

    Telstra has acknowledged wider telecommunications industry concerns about the need for greater equivalence and transparency in its submission to the National Broadband Network: Regulatory Reform for 21st Century Broadband discussion paper.

    Written by Tim Lohman15 June 09 11:10
  • ACCC approves Voda-Hutch merger

    Following a three month investigation, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given the greenlight for the merger of Vodafone and Hutchinson to go ahead.

    Written by Tim Lohman01 June 09 10:23