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Telstra, Vodafone settle Voxson infringement suit over GPS patent
Intellectual Property 2018-03-19 1:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra and Vodafone have reached a mid-trial deal to end an infringement case alleging use of GPS technology by the telcos to track customer phones […]

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New rule sets standard for handling NBN complaints
Telecommunications 2018-03-15 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s communications regulator released new proposed rules today for telcos on handling consumer complaints about migration to the National Broadband Network. The Australian Communication and […]

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Activ8me pays up for false ACCC endorsement
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-03-05 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Teleco provider Activ8me has run afoul of the law by falsely claiming the ACCC gave its internet services the thumbs up, the consumer regulator said […]

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New law would crack down on misleading broadband claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-02-27 10:35 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A bill introduced this week seeks to crack down on misleading ads by broadband providers, a practice that recently landed broadband providers Telstra and Optus […]

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ACCC to pursue big biz with bigger fines
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-02-20 3:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has set out its priorities for 2018, and bigger penalties for big business flouting competition laws is top of the agenda, the commission’s […]

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Vodafone faces US action after trouble with Aussie regulator
Securities 2018-02-16 11:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone has been hit with a class action in the US alleging it failed to inform shareholders that it violated Australian law by selling pre-paid […]

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NSW appeals court upholds $7M judgment against teleco
Appeals 2018-02-14 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Wholesale satellite broadband provider Ipstar Australia has lost a bid to overturn a $7 million judgment against it for allegedly providing defective equipment and engaging […]

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Vodafone ordered to pay ACCC, Telstra legal bills
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-02-13 8:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone will have to cough up $295,000 to cover the legal bills of the ACCC and Telstra after falling short in its bid for judicial […]

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ACCC sues Optus for pressuring customers to move to NBN
Competition & Consumer Protection 2017-12-15 9:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Optus has been sued for allegedly pressuring customers to move to the National Broadband Network before they needed to make the switch. The broadband provider […]

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Competition on the rise among NBN providers, ACCC says
Technology 2017-11-09 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Competition for access to the National Broadband Network is ramping up, the ACCC said, and providers are buying more capacity to deliver on promised internet […]

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