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The TIO regularly releases media statements about telecommunications issues.

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

Judi Jones appointed new Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman

15 Dec 2015

The Board of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Limited today announced the appointment of Ms Judi Jones as the new Ombudsman.

Ms Jones will assume responsibilities in March 2016 and will succeed Mr Simon Cohen, who has taken up a senior role with the Victorian Government.

Slow data tops internet complaints

15 Dec 2015

Slow data speed was the top reason internet users made complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) in July-September 2015, according to the TIO’s quarterly statistics, released today.

TIO complaints in context lowest in 18 months

12 Nov 2015

Complaints made to the TIO as a proportion of telcos’ services in operation are at their lowest rate in 18 months, according to the Telecommunications Complaints in Context report released today.

Mobile complaints drop as new tools, rules take effect

09 Oct 2015

Consumers made more than 124,000 complaints about mobile, internet and landline services last financial year, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) reported as it launched its Annual Report 2014-15 today.

TIO complaints in context increase over summer but reduce year-on-year

27 May 2015

Complaints made to the TIO as a proportion of telcos’ services in operation increased during January March 2015, compared to the previous quarter – but dropped by 12.2 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the Telecommunications Complaints in Context report released today.

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