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.
18 Oct 2017
Australian residential consumers and small businesses made 158,016 complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman in the last financial year (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017). In this period, complaints about landline phones, mobile phones and internet services increased by 41.1 per cent.
08 Aug 2017
Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, as a proportion of services in operation (SIO), were 9.0 complaints per 10,000 for report participants, for the period April to June 2017.
19 Jul 2017
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman welcomes the Victorian government’s “It’s Ok to Walk Away” campaign launched today, and the government’s commitment to empowering Koori consumers to identify high pressure sales tactics.
10 May 2017
Residential consumers and small businesses made 65,970 complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman about their landline, mobile or internet services between 1 July and 31 December 2016.
01 May 2017
A second version of Responding to Customers in Financial Hardship: Principles and Practices for Telecommunications Service Providers was released today following a consultative process including telecommunications industry and financial counselling representatives with the assistance of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.