Police, fire brigade and ambulance services will more readily be able to access location information about callers using mobile phones, as a result of new rules made by the ACMA.Continue Reading →
We are rebuilding acma.gov.au and hope to have a new site live Q4 2011.The site will be the ACMA’s shop window to most of our users and the engine for many of our engagement activities.
It is also envisaged to be the hub for much of our social network.
We want the new site to [...]Continue Reading →
With more Australians using social networking than ever before, staying safe online was the core message of Safer Internet Day. Almost 9 million Australians accessed social networking sites from their home computers alone in June 2010, and up to 25% of these users were under the age of 18.
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The National Relay Service (NRS) is now relaying all relay calls after evacuating Wednesday in the Brisbane flood emergency. The Auslan announcement can be found here. The full range of services, including internet relay calls and Speak and Listen calls, are available from midday Thursday Brisbane time. While the physical [...]Continue Reading →
The National Relay Service (NRS) has been disrupted by the flood emergency in Brisbane and will only handle 106 emergency calls from TTY users from midday today (Brisbane time). An Auslan version of announcement of the disruption can be found here
The NRS provides telecommunications services, including an emergency call service, to people [...]Continue Reading →
The ACMA Communications report 2009–10 fulfils the ACMA’s statutory reporting requirements under section 105 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 to report to the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy on significant matters relating to the performance of carriers and carriage service providers (CSPs) with particular reference to consumer satisfaction, consumer benefits and [...]Continue Reading →
The latest ACMA research into consumer use of e-commerce technologies reveals Australians are embracing the digital economy, with widespread participation in many aspects of e-commerce, including banking, purchasing goods and services and paying bills online.Continue Reading →
The ACMA is increasing its focus on compliance with declarations made under section 190 of the Radiocommunications Act 1992, which prohibit the possession, supply and operation of jamming devices that interfere with mobile phone networks and other radiocommunications services.Continue Reading →