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Vodafone-TPG merger to go ahead as ACCC decides not to appeal

Its very much official now, the AU$15 billion merger of Vodafone Hutchinson Australia (VHA) and TPG will now go ahead thanks to the ACCC ruling out appealing the high court's decision to allow the...

ACCC announces that TPG delivers fastest NBN speeds in its 6th NBN speed report

The ACCC has yesterday crowned the best NBN provider in its sixth report on real-world NBN speeds, with TPG once again taking out the crown this time round. The sixth report on real-world NBN speeds...

The ACCC wants Google to implement a search ballot on Australian Android devices within...

Late last month, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) handed down it's final 'Digital platforms Inquiry' report. We're still pawing through the 600-odd pages of the report to get a full understanding of...

Optus fined 10 million for misleading customers over digital purchases

Optus has been slapped with a $10 million penalty for misleading and charging customers. The penalty related to digital purchases through its direct carrier billing (DCB) service. The ACCC took Optus to Federal Court back...

Optus facing $10 million penalty for misleading its mobile customers

Optus is in a bit of hot water and facing a $10 million penalty for misleading and directly charging customers for ringtones and subscription services like horoscopes and games, with the ACCC now...

ACCC Says “Fitbit misled customers about faulty products”

A common problem with fitness bands of many brands is the band breaking after a while or parts wearing out sooner than you'd expect. The ACCC has just made an announcement relating to...

Medibank calls out Google AdWords’ costs and policies

In a submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s digital platforms inquiry, Health insurer Medibank, has called out Google’s dominant market share in Search, as well as their hold over advertising using the...

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