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Report urges transparency in Australian telco regulation enforcement
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compliance
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The Centre for Media Transition's latest report, commissioned by ACCAN, urges the ACMA to increase transparency around telecommunications regulation enforcement, recommending a public register of penalties.
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Australian group formed to ease 3G to 4G transition concerns
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The planned transition from 3G to 4G has prompted Australia's Communications Minister to establish a workgroup focused on ensuring a smooth shift.
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auDA Foundation awards 15 grants for digital inclusion projects
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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online safety
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digital inclusion
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telco
The auDA Foundation issues 15 grants, each worth $40,000, for projects enhancing digital inclusion and innovation targeting various demographics, including rural communities, people with disabilities, and Indigenous Australians.
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Drop in Australian telco complaints pleases ACCAN
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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telco
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consumers
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government
Significant drop in telecommunications complaints in Australia, but rise in financial hardship complaints raises concerns, says ACCAN.
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Hands-on review: A month with the Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch
Mon, 13th Jan 2020
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gaming
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bi
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apple
All die-hard Apple fans have spent years dreaming of the 16-inch MacBook Pro and now it is finally here.
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New report considers consumer rights around personal data
Fri, 2nd Aug 2019
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social media
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privacy
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personal security
Report finds no clear standards for access to consumer data, including personal data from social media and fitness trackers. Regulators urged for reform.