One reason why a company like Singtel Optus can leak customer data in a breach that is, by all accounts, its own fault and then avoid being held to account is because of the media's fawning coverage.
The Federal Government says it will put in place legislation to increase penalties for repeated or serious privacy breaches.
All 13 metropolitan licensees met the Australian content requirements for their primary and non-primary channels, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s annual content compliance results for metropolitan commercial television broadcasters for 2021.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has issued a new scam alert warning of an SMS offering a free COVID-19 test kit which has emerged in recent days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Optus has been hit with a $504,000 fine by the telecommunications regulator ACMA for breaching Australia’s spam laws.
The telecoms regulator ACMA has requested Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block illegal offshore gambling websites Emu Casino and Fair Go Casino.
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.
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.
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.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has told 11 telecommunications providers to comply with their obligations that support emergency service across the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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