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Telstra’s enforceable undertaking to the ACCC on NBN speeds

09 Nov 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced Telstra and Belong have agreed to offer remedies to customers who signed up for National Broadband Network (NBN) speed plans that could not achieve the advertised speeds.

Revised Terms of Reference published today

25 Oct 2017

On 26 September 2017, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Board adopted changes to the organisation’s Terms of Reference.

Understanding Financial Difficulty in WA

19 Oct 2017

Understanding Financial Difficulty in Western Australia report.

2017 Annual Report released

18 Oct 2017

The 2016-2017 Annual Report for the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman was released on 18 October.

Terms of Reference change

23 Aug 2017

The TIO is proposing to amend its Terms of Reference to address the increasing complexity of the telecommunications supply chain arising from the rollout of the national broadband network.

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Case Study - Steve

A man asked a service provider to connect a line to his new house. The service provider told him he needed to have a trench dug first, and transferred him to a contractor to organise the work

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