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  • ACCC figures reveal telcos buying more NBN capacity

    Figures released today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reveal that the average NBN bandwidth per household increased in the three months to 30 September — from 1.66 megabits per second at the end of June, to 1.71Mbps.

    Written by Rohan Pearce13 Nov. 18 12:03
  • ACCC puts telcos on notice over false advertising

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned telecommunications companies that they will face court action if they fail to ensure their advertising is clear and transparent.

    Written by Byron Connolly17 Sept. 18 11:45
  • ACCC proposes 'superfast' broadband regulation

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released a draft proposal to declare a Superfast Broadband Access Service (SBAS) in a bid to prevent any localised monopoly on provisioning.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett06 Nov. 15 14:43
  • Australian government targets international roaming

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would be able to cap international roaming prices between Australia and New Zealand under draft legislation revealed this week.

    Written by Adam Bender31 Jan. 14 12:12
  • ACCC takes Scoopon to court for deceptive conduct

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking online group buying website Scoopon to court for allegedly engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald05 July 13 10:22
  • NBN Co meets reduced target for network rollout

    NBN Co has passed 207,500 premises with fibre as of 30 June, meeting the company’s revised end-of-financial-year target of 190,000 to 220,000.

    Written by Adam Bender04 July 13 14:36
  • Coles caught out on home grown claims

    Supermarket giant Coles has been fined $61,200 for selling imported fruit that it advertised as Australian-grown.

    Written by Greg Roberts02 July 13 09:25
  • Boston Marathon spam targets Australians: SCAMwatch

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s SCAMwatch is warning people not to click on spam emails which claim to contain links to websites with information about the Boston Marathon explosions.

    Written by Hamish Barwick19 April 13 15:28
  • New ACCC website focuses on consumer rights

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revamped its website and created new content focusing on consumer rights.

    Written by Hamish Barwick27 Feb. 13 10:28
  • ACCC to come down hard on telcos for 2013

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned telecommunications companies that it will be making sure Australian consumers “get what they pay for” when they sign up to long-term phone or broadband contracts.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Feb. 13 15:18
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