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).
Four of Australia’s telcos have been warned by the telecommunications regulator ACMA for failing to join the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) Scheme as required, and that consumer protections are undermined if they fail to join.
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