One of Telstra's mobile competitors has accused the telco of misusing its market power and providing "sub standard services" in regional Australia.
Australia's competition watchdog is set to regulate SMS fees amidst concerns that telcos are charging far more for their customers' texts than it actually costs to provide the service.
With Telstra's legacy copper network set to switch off in 15 regions around Australia, the ACCC has moved to reassure residents in these areas that there are protections in place to maintain telco services during the switch.
The ACCC is warning Australians about a phishing scam calling for payment of bogus gas or electricity bills, as part of a crackdown on online fraud.
The ACCC is focusing on retail selling practices, warning retailers not to mislead customers on sales promotions and discounted items.
Internet security is under the spotlight again with the ACCC announcing a number of its subscriber emails were inadvertently published online.
Telco Medion has provided a court enforceable undertaking to the ACCC after misrepresenting its Aldi Mobile Unlimited Pack, which had significant usage restrictions.
Apple has agreed, under a court-enforceable order from the ACCC, to increase its consumer guarantee period from 12 months to two years.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.
ACCAN has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to investigate mobile games that aggressively promote in-app purchasing.