Ensuring that consumers have reliable access to broadband, mobile and landline services, no matter where they live in Australia, is the focus for the upcoming 2022 Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) conference under the theme Better Basics.
Losses to imposter bond investment scams have nearly tripled in the first half of this year with consumers losing over $20 million to these sophisticated scams, according to the competition watchdog the ACCC.
Consumers have been warned about ongoing scams where scammers are impersonating well-known telecommunications or tech companies like Telstra, NBN Co and Microsoft.
Sydney-based payments fintech disruptor Till Payments has launched its NextGen Pay By Link offering, providing a secure, PCI compliant way for businesses to take remote payments, as well as the ability to accept Apple Pay and other alternative payment methods.
Australia’s competition watchdog the ACCC has given the green light to Telstra’s proposed acquisition of 51.4% of FetchTV following an investigation and review of the deal.
The Bank of Queensland has paid a penalty of $133,200 after the competition watchdog, the ACCC, issued it with an infringement notice for allegedly breaching the Consumer Data Right (CDR) Rules by failing to provide a service enabling consumers’ data to be shared.
Independent data and analytics consultancy, Decision Inc Australia has expanded its offering to clients in the retail, FMCG, manufacturing, supply chain and logistics sectors by partnering with provenio.ai, a leading provider of artificial intelligence and hyper automation solutions.
Customers expect personalisation during every brand interaction — but they don’t trust brands to keep their personal data secure and to use it responsibly, according to a new report from customer engagement platform Twilio.
Electricity price rises have been significant and unprecedented in recent weeks, according to the ACCC latest Electricity Markets Inquiry report.
Broadband performance is stable across almost all the plans and providers the Measuring Broadband New Zealand program monitors, with 99% of Fibre 300, Fibre Max and HFC Max plans able to “comfortably” handle four simultaneous high-definition Netflix streams.
Password Management solution delivers proactive, seamless approach to protecting privacy and login credentials for consumers and businesses; Password Management market expected to reach $3 billion by 2026
COMPANY NEWS: Lookout, Inc., a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions, today announced it has acquired SaferPass, an innovative password management company that provides secure online identity solutions for both consumers and businesses. By adding password management technology to its suite of security solutions, Lookout is expanding on its mission to deliver proactive protection and safeguard customer data for individuals and businesses.
COMPANY NEWS: Lookout, a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions, today announced it has acquired SaferPass, an innovative password management company that provides secure online identity solutions for both consumers and businesses. By adding password management technology to its suite of security solutions, Lookout is expanding on its mission to deliver proactive protection and safeguard customer data for individuals and businesses.
Australia’s competition and consumer commisssion the ACCC has given notice that competition in payments markets, investigating allegations of anti-competitive conduct, and protecting the interests of consumers will be the focus of its financial services enforcement and policy work over the next year.
GUEST OPINION: Most of us agree that applications based on microservices and APIs are a core part of digital transformation and of our future-state environments. Eighty-six percent of teams see microservices-based applications as the future.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commisssion (ACCC) is urging consumers to urgently check if their LG, SolaX or Opal home energy solar systems are affected by dangerous LG solar energy storage batteries which are under recall – and if so to contact the manufacturer immediately.
CommScope has announced the introduction of Mosaic, a new active-passive antenna platform that it says assists operators with simplifying and accelerating 5G-related tower deployments.
Aussies feel trapped by the digital economy with a new online survey finding that the majority of consumers feel they have to share personal data if they want to use digital services - but they don’t trust these organisations to protect that data.
The past two years have spurred the greatest acceleration of digital transformation for Australian business-to-consumer companies globally, advancing their digital strategies by an average of 8 years, ahead of the global average of 6.5 years, according to new research by customer engagement platform Twilo.
Globally, there have been over 232 billion downloads, US$168 billion in consumer spend, and 3.8 trillion hours spent on mobile apps, according to a new report by mobile data and analytics provider App Annie.
Australians are paying more for their broadband and mobile phone services than they were a year ago but are receiving faster NBN speeds and more data allowances in their mobile plans in return, the ACCC’s 2020-21 Communications Market Report shows.
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