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Vodafone avoids fine after agreeing to refund customers over misleading billing
Competition & Consumer Protection July 16, 2019 2:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Telecommunications company Vodafone will refund thousands of customers misled by its direct carrier billing charges after an investigation by the consumer watchdog that saw Telstra […]

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Dodo to refund $360,000 over ‘perfect for streaming’ NBN advertising
Competition & Consumer Protection July 10, 2019 2:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Internet service provider Dodo has agreed to refund up to $360,000 to about 16,000 customers after an investigation by the consumer watchdog into potentially misleading […]

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ACCC must hand over docs on Vodafone-TPG merger investigation
Competition & Consumer Protection July 4, 2019 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has ordered the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to hand over documents to Vodafone that were “directly relevant” to its decision to […]

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Optus hit with fresh lawsuit over NBN rollout marketing
Competition & Consumer Protection June 27, 2019 8:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

The consumer watchdog has issued fresh proceedings against Optus over its National Broadband Network marketing, alleging the telecommunications giant sent a misleading email to consumers […]

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ACCC tells court there’s a ‘real chance’ TPG will resume 5G rollout
Competition & Consumer Protection June 19, 2019 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has told the court there’s “at least a real chance” TPG will resume plans to roll out a 5G […]

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Competition heavyweights to represent Vodafone, TPG in landmark merger challenge
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2019 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Elite competition groups Allens  and Herbert Smith Freehills will represent Vodafone and TPG in their lawsuit filed Friday challenging the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s […]

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Lachlan Murdoch’s Nova wins fight with Huawei over Aussie trade mark
Intellectual Property May 15, 2019 4:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has rejected an application by Huawei Technologies to register the trade mark Nova after a challenge by radio giant Nova Entertainment, with a […]

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Vodafone, TPG merger would have ‘profound social consequences’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 31, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Allowing Vodafone’s proposed $15 billion merger with TPG to go ahead if there were a real chance that TPG could seriously compete in the market […]

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ACCC issues mea culpa after TPG, Vodafone merger gaffe
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has apologised for botching the announcement of its plan to block the $15 billion merger of TPG and Vodafone, […]

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Foxtel appeals ruling over Allens’ missed trade mark deadline
Intellectual Property May 23, 2019 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

TV giant Foxtel wants another shot at opposing a trade mark by telco China Unicom, after a judge let stand an IP Australia decision refusing […]

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