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

Thursday, 28 July 2022 11:18

Impersonation scams still plague consumers

Consumers have been warned about ongoing scams where scammers are impersonating well-known telecommunications or tech companies like Telstra, NBN Co and Microsoft.

Published in Security

Australia’s telecommunications industry regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a warning refuting claims it had endorsed Interference management tools.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 08 July 2022 11:31

Warning: Fake job offer texts are scams

Australians have been warned about text messages being sent out publically with job offers that are likely to be scams.

Published in Security

Telecommunications industry regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announcned the new Broadcasting Services Commercial Radio Current Affairs Disclosure Standard 2022 which applies to all commercial radio broadcasting licensees that broadcast current affairs programs.

Published in Technology Regulation

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

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