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Telstra, Optus spend $200m for high-band 5G spectrum
TPG Telecom had third highest at $100m.
Apr 28 2021, 10:22AM
Kogan fined for spamming customers
ACMA alleges emails were not easy to unsubscribe to.
Jan 20 2021, 1:35PM
Govt. opens applications for high-band 5G spectrum auction
Auction expected to be held in April 2021.
Dec 14 2020, 11:02AM
Telstra ordered to refund $2.5m in overcharges
Telco charged customers for interim phone services over 12 years.
Nov 13 2020, 9:42AM
ACMA wants to deregister telcos that 'rip off' consumers
Agency backs proposed regulatory reforms.
Oct 28 2020, 2:53PM
Telstra, Optus, TPG, Dodo breach NBN migration rules
ACMA said some 1500 customers were left without replacement service.
Sep 2 2020, 10:45AM
Optus cops $504,000 fine for email, SMS spam
The Australian Communication and Media Authority found that Optus sent unwanted marketing material to customers.
Jan 31 2020, 1:04PM
Holiday time-share company slapped with telemarketing penalty
The company did not end phone calls after recipients indicated they didn’t want to continue.
Jan 24 2020, 11:45AM
Are telemarketers hounding your business? You're not alone
A new study has confirmed that many Australians receive unsolicited telemarketing calls every week.
Dec 5 2018, 4:38PM
Do you direct debit customers? Read this
Authorities have been targeting direct debit practices with iiNet and Dodo receiving formal warnings.
Oct 10 2014, 5:35PM
Grays fined $165,000 for emails
Grays (NSW) Pty Limited, the company behind the GraysOnline shopping and auction sites, has paid a $165,000 infringement.
Oct 9 2013, 2:10PM
Telstra receives formal warning about overcharging
Telstra overcharged on international data sessions for more than 260,000 customers between 2006 and 2012, according to the communications watchdog.
Sep 17 2013, 11:09AM
Mobile users to get text warnings about roaming charges
Text messages will be sent warning that you face significantly higher charges for overseas mobile phone roaming.
Jul 3 2013, 2:03PM
A mobile phone repeater that isn't banned?
Apparently there is such a thing, and Powertec is the name behind this model for boosting your Next G signal.
Jan 29 2013, 1:55PM
ACMA bags another spammer's scalp
Another business has fallen foul of Australia's Spam Act and has been penalised to the tune of $6,600.
Jan 17 2013, 4:00PM
Spam, spam, spam: what you can't do
When does email become spam? Here's why McDonald's recent warning under the Spam Act is a wakeup call if you send email from your business.
Dec 19 2012, 11:20AM
Little hope for scam victims getting money back
The scam has been described as "a bad Bollywood movie", yet victims apparently have little hope of getting their money back.
Oct 4 2012, 1:05PM
Mobile reception problems? Beware of boosters
Mobile phone boosters and repeaters exist, but you could get into serious trouble if you use an unlicensed one.
Sep 26 2012, 10:56AM
ACMA releases iPhone 5 bill shock warning
iPhone 5 users should be aware of data overuse and bill shock, with the ACMA releasing five tips for new iPhone 5 users.
Sep 24 2012, 12:21PM
Don't get stung by Australia's anti-spam laws
What is Australia's 2003 Spam Act and how do you make sure your business doesn't fall on the wrong side?
Sep 19 2012, 10:09AM
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