Displaying items by tag: Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

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

The telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), has completed its sunset review of mobile premium services determinations.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened applications for Australian news businesses wishing to register for the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.                  

Published in Technology Regulation

The telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), is seeking public feedback on its compliance priorities for its 2021–22 work program.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A trend in people shifting from fixed to mobile communications is continuing, according to the telecommunications industry regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

Published in Mobility

Millions of scam telephone calls have been blocked in recent trial initiatives, according to telecoms industry peak body Communications Alliance, in the lead up to the newly announced introduction of a new industry code aimed at stopping scam calls.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has directed Telstra to comply with its billing accuracy obligations after an investigation found it had overcharged more than 10,000 customers a total of almost $2.5 million over a 12-year period.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 06 November 2020 10:12

Internet draws in Australians in greater numbers

More Australians are using the Internet to view and listen to content more than ever before, according to new research.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 11:44

ACMA backs telco consumer regulatory reform

Australia’s telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), is backing reform of current regulatory safeguards in the telecommunications sector.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia’s telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) says the deployment of 5G technology in Australia is a step closer, with applications for millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to be provided in the 26 and 28 GHz bands from November.

Published in Business Telecoms

Australia’s telecommunications regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced that it will soon consult on rules to assist consumers when their fixed broadband telco fails to meet retail service levels.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Electricity, gas and Internet provider Sumo Power is facing court action by Australia’s competition watchdog the ACCC over allegations it made false or misleading representations to Victorian consumers in relation to its electricity plans.

Published in Strategy

The Federal Government has warned that the telecommunications regulator ACMA is actively undertaking compliance checks to ensure mobile providers are complying with new measures and standards designed to protect Australians from fraud and identity theft, including mobile porting scams.

Published in Security

Phone directory publisher and digital marketer Localsearch Operations has been issued with a formal warning by Australia’s telecommunications regulator ACMA over its publication of an unlisted ‘silent’ number in one of its phone directories.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) have inked a new agreement setting out how they will work together on ensuring compliance with consumer law and their approach to the resolution of systemic issues in the telecommunications industry.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Complaints about unwanted telemarketing calls from solar companies have halved since 2018, following a clampdown by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to reduce illegal telemarketing calls from the solar sector.

Published in Energy

The Australian Government has set out its policy objectives for the allocation of two spectrum bands as part of its program to support the delivery of “world class” telecommunications services nationally.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
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