Displaying items by tag: Australian Communications and Media Authority

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

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has investigated Australia e-tail giant Kogan and found the company sent more than 42 million marketing emails without an easy way to unsubscribe.

Published in Technology Regulation

It looks like the days of freeloading for American digital platforms will end when the clock strikes midnight on 31 December. Unless, of course, the likes of Google and Facebook go crying to [US President] Uncle Donald Trump and ask him to give naughty Scott Morrison a rap on the knuckles to stop Australia from charging these two companies almighty fines for their use of Australian news content.

Published in Technology Regulation

The telecommunications regulator ACMA has taken action against 15 telcos for failing to provide vital information that supports Australia’s emergency services such as Triple Zero and the Emergency Alert system.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 31 January 2020 10:22

Optus pays $504,000 fine over spam breach

Optus has been hit with a $504,000 fine by the telecommunications regulator ACMA for breaching Australia’s spam laws.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The telecoms regulator ACMA has requested Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block illegal offshore gambling websites Emu Casino and Fair Go Casino.

Published in Technology Regulation

Landlines may become extinct earlier than expected according to comparison website Finder which says that a recent survey of several thousand Australians reveals they are using mobiles and only have a home phone because it came with their Internet service.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

With the number of network connections and connected devices across Australia increasing at an unprecedented rate, the telecommunications regulator ACMA has released its corporate and research program reviewing the appropriate regulatory framework for content delivered over all platforms in the traditional broadcast media and digital platforms.

Published in Technology Regulation

A number of consumer groups have criticised the revised Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code, which was announced by the Australian Communications and Media Authority on Monday, saying it does not provide adequate protection for consumers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has told 11 telecommunications providers to comply with their obligations that support emergency service across the country.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority will release modified rules for international mobile roaming later this year, based not on the International Mobile Roaming Standard, but one more attuned to service providers with similar, more flexible rules.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

London-based optimised network densification and network extension service Dense Air says it will provide densification experiences to both businesses and residences in Australia, following its purchase in the 5G spectrum auction conducted by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released a new report entitled "NBN consumer experience: Households and businesses – the end-to-end journey", and Labor sees bad news. 

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Critical information for the auction of spectrum in the 3.6GHz band — which will pave the way for 5G telecoms services in Australia — has been released by the broadcasting and telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released two industry standards that it says will help consumers make a smooth transition to the country's national broadband network, the NBN.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority's Draft 2018-22 Five Year Spectrum Outlook is now available, and the authority has invited the public to have its say before 15 June.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has announced consultations on 5G spectrum auction arrangements as it prepares to auction spectrum in the 3.6GHz later this year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has introduced new rules for road traffic authorities to put intelligent transport systems in place.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

Sydney-based ValueAd Marketing has been formally warned by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for sending out commercial SMSs without providing sufficient company contact information.

Published in Technology Regulation

How is it possible for one telecommunications provider to carry out number porting across technologies and networks or exchanges when another provider, with whom an individual has had a relationship for a fair few years, is unable to do so?

Published in Open Sauce
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