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Mobile bill shock down a further six percentage points

The number of consumers who experience unexpectedly high mobile phone bills has fallen, according to new research released by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. more

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Applications open for 1800MHz auction

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is inviting applications to participate in the November 2015 auction of spectrum licences in the 1800 MHz band. more

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ACMA takes action against 24 telcos

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has issued 24 telco providers with formal warnings for failing to lodge documents with CommCom, as required more

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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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