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Optus warns of ‘irreversible consequences’ of Telstra, TPG network deal
Telecommunications 2022-06-28 10:06 pm By Sam Matthews

Optus has railed against the proposed network sharing agreement between Telstra and TPG, warning that it spells the return of a communications monopoly in regional […]

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‘High prices, worse service’: Optus CEO lashes proposed TPG-Telstra deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-06-01 10:19 pm By Harry Thomas

The CEO of Optus has come out swinging against a proposed 10-year agreement between TPG and Telstra to share mobile network infrastructure and spectrum in […]

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SingTel can’t salvage $190,000 in transfer pricing deductions on $14.2B Optus buy
Tax 2022-03-24 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

SingTel has been blocked from making $190,000 in tax deductions after the Australian Taxation Office won its Federal Court case against the Singaporean teleco over […]

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‘Very disappointed’: ACCC accuses Telstra, Optus and TPG of misleading NBN customers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-09 4:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has brought legal action against three major Australian internet providers for allegedly misleading hundreds of thousands of NBN customers. […]

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OAIC launches investigation into Optus data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2021-08-06 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner is investigating whether Optus breached privacy law after the telco wrongly published customers’ personal details in the White […]

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Mobile retailer TeleChoice faces class action over contract spat with Optus
Class Actions 2021-02-08 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action by franchisees against mobile and internet retailer TeleChoice will return to the Victoria Supreme Court next week as group members seek commissions […]

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‘Strained and fanciful’: Court tosses Telstra suit over Optus’ ‘more than ever before’ ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-25 1:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has suffered a defeat in its lawsuit accusing competitor Singtel Optus of violating consumer laws with ads claiming it is “covering more of Australia […]

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Telstra sues Optus over ‘more than ever before’ ad campaign
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-07-28 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Telstra has filed a lawsuit accusing Singtel Optus of breaching the Australia Consumer Law through ads that claim it is “covering more of Australia than […]

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Optus faces privacy class action over customer data breach
Class Actions 2020-04-27 4:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Communications giant Optus has become the first telco to face a class action for breach of privacy, with 50,000 customers seeking compensation for disclosure of […]

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Optus hit with record $504,000 fine for spamming
Telecommunications 2020-01-31 1:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Optus has paid a record $504,000 fine for violating spam laws by sending SMS and email messages to customers that had previously unsubscribed from the […]

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