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  • Telstra, Optus and Vodafone respond to 1300 number issue

    Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have responded to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) comments about making mobile calls to 13/1300 numbers free, saying they have plans that include unlimited calls to 13/1300 numbers.

    Written by Hamish Barwick02 July 14 14:29
  • Mobile calls to 1800 numbers made free – why not 1300?

    The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) is praising the telecommunications industry for making mobile calls to 1800 numbers free of charge from January 2015, but says the same deal needs to be made for 1300 numbers.

    Written by Hamish Barwick01 July 14 10:36
  • Govt aims to end overseas bill shock

    The government has introduced a new global roaming standard to avoid Australians encountering bill shock when they travel overseas – but some telco customers will need to wait years before they receive all the benefits of the changes.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald03 July 13 10:51
  • Too much business influence on ID verification plan?

    A proposed National Trusted Identities Framework (NTIF) appears to provide few benefits and “a number of risks” for consumers, according to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN).

    Written by Adam Bender10 Dec. 12 13:34