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.
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.
Contact centre specialists, MaxContact has partnered with C9 Communications to deliver an all in one cloud contact solution for Thomas Direct, an Australian company specialising in charitable lotteries, raffles and telefundraising.
A breach of Australia’s telemarketing rules has cost American vacation time-share market company Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific $159,600 in a fine imposed by Australia’s telecommunications regulator ACMA.
Unsolicited scam telephone calls still plague Australia, with a new report just released by the Australian Communications and Media Authority revealing that six in 10 Australians are more concerned with scam calls now compared to five years ago.
Telemarketing company Lead My Way has fallen foul of the Do Not Call rules governing unsolicited telemarketing calls, paying a penalty of $285,600 for an infringement following an investigation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
Queensland-based solar power company, Instyle Solar, has been hit with a $10,800 infringement notice for failing to obtain consent to call numbers on the Do Not Call Register.
Telecommunications regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority is contemplating whether certain industry functions, including the Do Not Call Register and sections of the Spam Act relating to electronic messaging should be self-regulated by industry.
Six in 10 Australian adults count telemarketing calls as a problem, according to new research which reveals that Aussies perceive the calls to be a nuisance or annoying.
More than 10 million members and 10 years after it was launched, the telecommunications Do Not Call Register has been strengthened with a new batch of improvements giving enhanced protections to consumers from unwanted telemarketing.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority is considering possible changes to the rules and regulations governing telemarketing and research calls, including providing greater clarity to assist consumers receiving the calls.
Convenience meals manufacturer, Easymeals by Flavour Makers, has been hit with a $13,600 penalty for breaching the Do Not Call Register.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) continues a crackdown on companies breaching the Do Not Call Register Act, with a financial services company – Premium Financial Services – hit with a $34,000 infringement notice after telemarketing calls were made in breach of the Act.
A Gold Coast travel booking company, Getaway Escapes, now in voluntary liquidation, is subject to court action by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for allegedly committing numerous breaches of the Do Not Call Register Act and the Telemarketing and Research Industry Standard.
Two companies have run foul of the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s rules over telemarketing calls to numbers on its Do Not Call Register.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority says it is progressing to schedule with a major, five-year transformation of its ICT infrastructure to put it at the forefront of “best practice” infrastructure, applications, processes and ‘smart’ data.
More than 10 million telephone numbers listed on the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) Do Not Call Register are now permanent.
Consider yourself lucky if you haven't received a phone call from a scammer claiming to be from "Windows support" or "Telstra support."
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is hailing the continuing success of the Do Not Call Register, with more than 10 million numbers registered with the service to ensure less or no unsolicited calls are received from telemarketers.
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