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The TIO regularly releases media statements about telecommunications issues.

TIO reports on NBN-related complaints

22 Oct 2014

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman has reported for the first time on NBN-related complaints in its Annual Report, released today.

TIO welcomes ACMA action on consumer code breach

22 Oct 2014

The TIO has welcomed the Australian Communications and Media Authority's (ACMA) direction to Sure Telecom Pty Ltd to comply with the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code.

Complaints to TIO continue to reduce

16 Sep 2014

Consumer complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) reached a six-year low in 2013-14.

Mobile coverage complaints drop as excess data charges rise

17 Jun 2014

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) received 36,256 new complaints in January-March 2014, 8.7 per cent more than in October-December 2013, but 9.4 per cent fewer than at the same time in 2013, according to TIO Talks, released today. 

New guide to dealing with financial hardship in telco industry

19 May 2014

An innovative guide to assist telcos and internet service providers help consumers in financial hardship has been released today.

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