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Trams, billboards, and disclosing pricing
  • Wigley + Company
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 8 2015

Ads and billboards must prominently display full not just monthly charges. Two pictures tell a thousand words (or not). This billboard shows a


Court finds Optus misled consumers on network coverage
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 24 2014

If you heard the following sentence in an advertisement, what would you think it means? "When it comes to the percentage of Australians the Optus


Pure Water Systems penalised for calling numbers on the Do Not Call Register
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 28 2012

Following investigation by the ACMA, Pure Water Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd has paid a $26,400 penalty for making telemarketing calls to numbers registered on the Do Not Call Register


Global action taken against global Microsoft Imposter telemarketing scam
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, Global, USA
  • September 28 2012

Joint action between the ACMA, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has led to court orders being obtained against US-based and India-based parties involved in the global 'Microsoft Imposter' phone scam


Telecommunications
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 31 2012

The ACCC accepted court-enforceable undertaking from FOXTEL Management Pty Limited (FOXTEL) and announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition of AUSTAR United Communications Limited


Community service order and $320k penalty for misleading telemarketing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 15 2014

The Federal Court has ordered by consent that mobile services company Startel Communication Co Pty Ltd (Startel) publish a web page educating


Fibre flip-flop
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 10 2013

On 9 April 2013, the Coalition revealed its long-awaited plan to redesign the National Broadband Network (NBN). Unsurprisingly, the policy claims to


ACCC reins in misleading pricing
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 18 2013

In 2010 and 2011 TPG Internet Pty Ltd (TPG) had run a series of advertisements which prominently offered an unlimited ADSL2 service for $29.99 per


Mandatory data retention bill introduced to Australian Parliament
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

Today the Australian government introduced its much anticipated bill to amend telecommunications laws to require providers of certain communications


ACMA seeks comments on future licensing arrangements in 3.5 GHz band
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 10 2014

In order to ease growing pressures with the 3.5GHz band, the ACMA is looking at implementing new arrangements to maximise the band's future