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Displaying items by tag: triple zero

The rollout of Advanced Mobile Location (AML) is now complete in Australia, and all users with an upgraded Android or iPhone handset can access this lifesaving technology.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia has completed the rollout of advanced mobile location technology which makes it possible to pinpoint the exact spot from which a triple zero call is made.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has improved the Triple Zero Emergency Call Service with Advanced Mobile Location on Android and Apple smartphones that have the latest OS updates, assisting emergency services operators to work out where you're calling from.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, has proposed that the country’s wholesale mobile voice services should continue to be regulated for a further five years.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, the peak body representing telecommunications users, has welcomed the announcement made by ACMA that an inquiry into outages of the triple zero service would lead to tightening of protections for consumers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

An ACMA investigation into the lack of provision of a triple-zero service by Telstra after an outage in May has found the telco in breach of a rule that requires it to ensure that such calls go to the emergency call service operator.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's triple-zero service was hit by a malicious attack last weekend, with up to 600 calls at a time made through a customer of telco Vocus, with the attacker flooding the number during three short periods between 6.09am and 7.55am.

Published in Security

The federal government will conduct an inquiry into the outage suffered by Telstra last week that led to problems with triple zero calls.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

ACMA advises that calls to Triple Zero (000) from mobile phones now contain improved location information, following upgrades to the Triple Zero (000) service.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Macquarie Telecom has been sanctioned by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for contravening the Telecommunications Act and failing to upload customer data for some of its landline and mobile services to the Integrated Public Number Database (IPND).

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 15:03

Triple Zero to include location data

Emergency service organisations will soon have access to upgraded location information for mobile callers to Triple Zero (000).

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 13:55

Turnbull announces Triple Zero review

Australians in emergency situations could soon be using Triple Zero in a whole new way, with Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing a review into the system and how it could be better used to take advantage of modern mobile technologies.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Already in the midst of NBN controversy, Aussie communications provider TPG has been slapped with a $400,000 fine by the Federal Court for failing to give customers access to police, fire and ambulance services.

Published in Technology Regulation

Adelaide-based startup, Red Button Technologies' emergency calling system, Assure Connect, has received a significant boost, with St John's Ambulance backing and promoting the service

Published in Home Tech

The Australian Government plans to fund the development of a national emergency smartphone application that will deliver information to smartphones during disasters in a bid to discourage people from calling tripe zero simply to get information.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 21 September 2010 17:33

Red Button supplements triple zero service

Adelaide-based startup, Red Button Technologies, has launched a service designed to enable people to try an contact several friends or relatives simultaneously, and for one of these to set up a three way conference call with a triple zero operator in an emergency.

Published in Home Tech




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