The first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw Australian telco call centres affected by global lockdowns leading to consumers being unable to contact their provider to report their phone or Internet complaints, according to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) have inked a new agreement setting out how they will work together on ensuring compliance with consumer law and their approach to the resolution of systemic issues in the telecommunications industry.
A new approach to collaboration and information sharing on compliance, enforcement and systemic issues in the telecoms sector has been forged by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO), aimed at delivering better outcomes for phone and Internet consumers and providers.
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