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For media enquiries please contact Sarah Carnovale, Media and Campaigns Officer, via email or 0437 548 540 / 03 8680 8449.

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman response to Consumer Safeguards Review

05 Jul 2018

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman and the Chairman of the Board look forward to contributing to the Telecommunications Consumer Safeguards Review based on our extensive experience.

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman welcomes Telecommunications Industry Standards

22 Jun 2018

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman welcomes Telecommunications Industry Standards

Statement from Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman regarding Optus Sport Subscription

20 Jun 2018

Consumers who have experienced issues with streaming the FIFA World Cup using an Optus Sport subscription, should talk to Optus to resolve their complaint.

Record-keeping rules and complaint handling standards announced by the ACMA

07 Jun 2018

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman notes the record-keeping rules and complaint handling standards have been announced by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

One in two Australians highlight an issue with their phone or internet service

09 Apr 2018

Nearly 10 million Australians have experienced a problem with their phone or internet service, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman will announce at the Comms Day Summit today (16.00 pm, 9 April 2018).

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Excess data usage

Brenda - Case Study

The owner of a small pharmacy contacted us after getting billed more than $8,000 for going over her internet usage limit.

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