Sector: Telecoms

Vodafone TPG merger – the key take outs

April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Court confirms it is quality not quantity of competition that counts in merger assessments...

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ACCCount on me, says the ACCC

February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

ACCC publishes report on activities for the last quarter of 2019, highlighting the regulator’s key wins, decisions and inquiries in the period...

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After more than seven months of review, the ACCC announced its opposition to the $15 billion proposed merger between Vodafone Hutchinson Australia Pty Ltd and TPG Telecom Limited. The ACCC’s decision is based on...

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The ACCC commenced its inquiry into digital platforms on 4 December 2017 and is required to publish a preliminary report in early December 2018. In this post, we provide an overview of the context...

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ACCC targets NBN in new inquiry

November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Focus on consumer protection and wholesale service levels as NBN complaints rise...

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Sims’ spotlight on banks, NBN, cars

August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has recently made statements that shed light on the ACCC's enforcement priorities for 2017 and his views on his legacy....

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The European Commission has fined Google EUR 2.42 billion - the largest ever levied against a single company for an EU antitrust violation...

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On 5 May 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published its draft decision not to ‘declare’ a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service (domestic mobile roaming service). The ACCC’s inquiry into whether to declare...

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Big data, big representations, big implications

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook faces fines for giving incorrect or misleading information to the European Commission in relation to its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp....

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Watching the watching brief...

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