Despite overall complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman being at a six year low, complaints about data charges are up a staggering 27.2 percent, including one complaint about a AU$76,000 bill.
Australians are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with excess data charges on their mobile phone bills, with complaints to the telco ombudsman about the issue steadily increasing.
Post-paid customers on Virgin have had excess data charges slashed, starting from today.
The telco has dropped its per-megabyte charge in favour of a per-kilobyte data charge for all prepaid services.
This week's Phone News features great news for tourists, bad news for the Samsung Galaxy S3, and good news for a good cause.
The mobile phone watchdog has given phone networks a slap on the wrist for not telling us enough about data on our mobile phones.
Prepaid carrier Boost Mobile will raise its unlimited plan price for Android phones a day before releasing another flagship device.
A dirt cheap price tag and ultimate convenience makes the Mad Catz USB Data/Charge Cable a must-have PSP accessory.
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In what may be the largest consumer telecom refund ever, Verizon will pay 15 million subscribers who were charged for data usage or Net access, though they weren't on data plans.