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TIO complaints about excess data charges skyrocket

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.

By 17 September 2014


Complaints over excess data charges on the rise says TIO

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.

By 19 June 2014


Virgin Mobile cuts excess data charges

Post-paid customers on Virgin have had excess data charges slashed, starting from today.

By 7 April 2014


Vodafone starts per-KB data charging

The telco has dropped its per-megabyte charge in favour of a per-kilobyte data charge for all prepaid services.

By 21 January 2013


Phone News: Data charges slashed, Galaxy S3 choice

This week's Phone News features great news for tourists, bad news for the Samsung Galaxy S3, and good news for a good cause.

By 16 May 2012


Mobile watchdog slams phone networks over data charges

The mobile phone watchdog has given phone networks a slap on the wrist for not telling us enough about data on our mobile phones.

By 19 November 2011


Boost Mobile hiking Android data charge by $5

Prepaid carrier Boost Mobile will raise its unlimited plan price for Android phones a day before releasing another flagship device.

By 16 September 2011


Mad Catz USB Data/Charge Cable for PSP

A dirt cheap price tag and ultimate convenience makes the Mad Catz USB Data/Charge Cable a must-have PSP accessory.

By 30 October 2007

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Verizon to refund up to $90M in bogus data charges

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.

By 4 October 2010