Sector: Telecoms

The Full Federal Court has unanimously dismissed the ACCC’s appeal against TPG Internet Pty Ltd in relation to the marketing and sale of TPG’s mobile, internet and home telephone services plans with a “prepayment” of...

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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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