Telecommunications consumer interest lobby group ACCAN says rural and remote telecoms consumers will be better protected if recommendations put forward by the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review are adopted by the Australian Government. But it has harsh criticism of regional consumers being promised telecoms services that could not be delivered.
New Zealand's competition enforcement and regulatory agency, the Commerce Commission, is undertaking public consultations on the consumer protections and proposed process that will regulate the changeover from copper to fibre on the county’s broadband network.
The trend of telecoms and energy companies converging could be a sign for telecoms that communications services are well on their way to becoming a utility, according to one global analyst firm.
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
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Yeah just what I want more spyware from our (not) trustworthy Federal Government to put on my 'phone. No chance[…]
Thx Sam - a timely reminder with historical perspective included, and great points that Australia as a tiny player on[…]
Waste of time and money unless the Government starts listening to and adopting expert advice.I doubt that there is anyone[…]