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ACMA boosts its spectrum auctions capabilities

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has signed a multi-year contract with Power Auctions for the provision of software capability for conducting spectrum auctions. more

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Australia to Clamp Down on Mobile Signal Repeaters

The Australian Communications and Media Authority and NSW Fair Trading have joined forces to warn consumers about the use of unlicensed mobile phone repeaters. more

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Australian Networks Could Face Cap on Spectrum Holdings

Two of Australia's mobile networks have called on the telecoms regulator to impose maximum spectrum holding caps ahead of a spectrum auction, in a move that would target their largest rival. more

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Internet provider finally refunds consumer

Melbourne-based internet provider Planet ISP has refunded over AU$5000 to a customer whose mobile phone was stolen in South Africa in August 2012 but was subsequently used to make 92 unauthorised international calls. more

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Australia Eases PrePay Registration Requirements

Australia's telecoms regulators have added two more options to the list of ways a customer can verify their identity when buying a prepay phone account. more

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Optus extends its 700 MHz and 2600 MHz 4G trials to Perth and Darwin

Australia's Optus says that it has significantly ramped up planning for its national 4G rollout by extending its 4G trials in the 700MHz and 2600MHz spectrum bands to Perth and Darwin from next week. more

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Lycamobile Censured Over Billing Problems

Australian MVNO, Lycamobile has been formally warned for breaching the billing accuracy rules in the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP Code). more

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Australia's Optus overcharged customers by nearly $9 million

Australian mobile network, Optus has been formally warned for inaccurately billing approximately 237,500 customers prior to September 2012. more

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Telstra breaches privacy of nearly 16,000 customers

Australia's Telstra has been found to have breached the privacy of nearly 16,000 of its customers following a website flaw that left their details available to see found on the internet. more

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Mixed Results in Australian Telecoms Customer Satisfaction Survey

Incremental gains in Australian telecoms network performance in some areas is being offset by declines against several metrics, Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton revealed in a quarterly review of the industry. more

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