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Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
31 July 2014
The Triple Zero review survey shows most Australians want the service to embrace new technology.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
8 July 2014
Joint Press Release between the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan and the Department of Communications of Australia upon...
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
1 June 2014
We commissioned three youth cyber-bullying research projects to help us develop a new, simplified cyber-bullying offence or a civil enforcement...
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
16 May 2014
The Panel of Experts has prepared an Analytical Framework to support the independent cost–benefit analysis of the national broadband network (NBN).
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
13 May 2014
The 2014-15 Budget provides more than $7.0 billion to further work in the communications sector.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
2 May 2014
The Government has given NBN Co a Statement of Expectations to guide the next steps in delivering the NBN.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
1 May 2014
The Centre for International Economics has released its report into the economics of retail price controls that currently apply to fixed line...
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
7 March 2014
The independent audit of NBN Co has been released. It looks at the public policy processes that led to the establishment of the NBN.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
27 February 2014
Residents and travellers in rural and remote Australia have just over a month to apply to purchase new satellite phones before the close of the...
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
20 February 2014
We have finished a comprehensive analysis of broadband availability and quality in more than 78,000 areas of Australia.