Optus has acknowledged new legal action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and “admitted its mistake,” after the regulator today instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against the Singtel-owned telco, alleging it misled consumers about the need to move to the… Read More ›
Huawei has expressed its disappointment at thirteen criminal charges brought by the US Department of Justice against the firm , its CFO Meng Wangzhou, and its affiliates in the United States and Hong Kong. After Ms. Meng’s arrest, Huawei said it sought an opportunity to… Read More ›
Motorola Solutions is flagging the successful outcome of its latest patent infringement lawsuits in Germany against Shenzhen-based Hytera Communications and its German Hytera Mobilfunk division. “This is the second time this year that a German court has ruled in favor… Read More ›
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commision has put telecommunications companies on notice to ensure their advertising is clear and transparent. The telcos may face court action from the regulator, including much higher penalties – with the ACCC warning that it… Read More ›
If elected, a Shorten Labor Government will establish an NBN Service Guarantee to deliver more uptime, and greater oversight of the national broadband network, according to Michelle Rowland, Shadow Minister for Communications and Member for Greenway. According to Rowland, the… Read More ›
The Australian Federal Court has ordered Optus Internet to pay penalties of A$1.5 million for making misleading representations to customers about their transition from the Singtel-owned company’s HFC network to the National Broadband Network. According to the Australian Competition and… Read More ›
The deadline for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming up fast. Says the European Union: “Enforcement date: 25 May 2018 – at which time those organizations in non-compliance may face heavy fines.”
Decision makers representing some key Australian IT and technology companies have responded to the Federal Government’s budget, which was presented yesterday.
Teleena, a global IoT and Mobility enabler headquartered in The Netherlands, has announced that it is ready for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to be implemented. “Teleena continuously works to improve the services we offer to our customers… Read More ›
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network is calling for urgent reforms as complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman have risen by 28.7 percent in the six months to December 2017, compared to the same period the previous year. The Australian… Read More ›
Macquarie Government MD Aidan Tudehope has welcomed the passing in the Australian federal government of the Security of Critical Infrastructure (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018.
Australia’s communications regulator hopes new draft complaints-handling rules will improve the experience of consumers connecting to the government-owned national broadband network.