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The How, When And Why Of Emergency Calls

The How, When And Why Of Emergency Calls

8.5 million people called emergency services in Australia in 2016-17. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) — who regulate and monitor phone carriers — have done some research into who, when and why these calls are made. Here are the results.

What Does The ACMA Actually Do? [Infographic]

What Does The ACMA Actually Do? [Infographic]

The Australian Communications and Media Authority [ACMA] is responsible for legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice across telecommunications, broadcasting, radio communications and the internet. But what does this actually mean in practice? This infographic provides a fascinating snapshot of the authority’s activities over the past financial quarter; from skewering…

ACMA Tackles iiNet And Dodo For Direct Debit Violations

ACMA Tackles iiNet And Dodo For Direct Debit Violations

Internet service providers iiNet and Dodo have both come under fire from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for consumer protection law breaches relating to direct debits. The companies were warned for not complying with customers’ authorisation for direct debit payments and failing to cancel a direct debit authorisation…