Displaying items by tag: ACMA

Thursday, 30 September 2021 12:36

Do Not Call register subscription fees to increase

New Do Not Call register subscription fees will apply from tomorrow -  1 October - following completion of a public consultation process by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 17 August 2021 17:22

E-marketing unsubscribe laws clarified

AUTHORITY NEWS: The law setting out how businesses must action unsubscribe (or ‘opt-out’) messages from consumers receiving commercial SMS and email has recently been further clarified.

Published in Technology Regulation

New measurements from the ACMA, conducted in early 2021, show that levels of electromagnetic energy (EME) at 5G enabled mobile base station sites across Victoria are very low.

Published in 5G
Wednesday, 04 August 2021 10:32

ACMA blocks illegal online gambling sites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is taking a proactive approach against illegal online gambling by blocking websites that promote and drive traffic toward online casino type services.

Published in Security
Thursday, 15 July 2021 09:02

ACMA signs MOU with Australian Space Agency

The ACMA has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Australian Space Agency.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been requested to block more illegal offshore gambling websites by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA as the authority continues its rigorous campaign against illegal gambling.

Published in Security

Not all non connections are capable of delivering the maximum speeds of higher speed NBN plans, and Telstra has apologised for not communicating this properly in the past, and said "we have made significant improvements to how we manage communicating nbn speed information to our customers", so what else does Telstra's California-based global connectivity and platforms exec, Sanjay Nayak have to say about it all?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Aussies are watching more content online, with 55% of them watching video via online subscriptions in a week.

Published in Entertainment

Kalkine and Kalkine Media were found guilty of violating Australia’s telemarketing and spam laws and paid a total of $350,000 for the offence, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

Published in Technology Regulation
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Australia’s two largest telcos - Telstra and Optus - along with Aldi’s Medion Mobile, have been warned by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA for failing to adequately verify people’s identities prior to transferring their mobile phone numbers from other telcos.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Mobile phone services provider Lycamobile has been penalised $600,000 by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA after prolonged and large-scale customer data failures, which could have put people in danger.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telemarketing and spam emails or SMS messages are an issue for many Australians, with ACMA, the Australian Communications and Media Authority “protecting the public by promoting and enforcing the law.”

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia’s second largest telco Optus says that in 10 years working together with global anti-phishing and online brand protection company FraudWatch they have taken down more than 3,171 phishing emails, brand abuse, fake mobile apps and fake social media sites.

Published in Security

Since COVID-19 restrictions were introduced in March last year, more online Australians have increased their use of telehealth consultations and video conferencing/calling.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Australian Financial Crimes Exchange (AFCX) which enables the exchange of information about unauthorised mobile number porting when it’s used for scams, fraud and financial crime.

Published in Technology Regulation

Telstra Corporation Ltd has paid an infringement notice of more than $1,500,000 after the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) found it failed to provide consumers with the opportunity to keep their existing local phone number when changing telcos, known as local number porting.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released another research report in its ‘Communications and media in Australia’ series, with headline figures showing 8.2 million terabytes of data downloaded, 9.6 billion voice minutes and more.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

ACMA has published its telco complaints-handling data for the quarter ended December 2020, with the Communications Alliance noting complaints have dropped 40% of a 2 year period

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The new 5G mmWave spectrum will "power 5G fixed wireless and super-fast 5G mobile", and with Optus, Telstra, Dense Air Australia and Pentanet winning mmWave spectrum, the future for Australia is super fast.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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