Tag: premium

Optus trials fixed wireless broadband for city homes 
Rackspace puts price premium on Aussie public cloud 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
At least 17 percent more compared to US instances.
WA mine IT workers command 16.8 percent more pay 
Perth firms phreaked by VoIP hackers 
By Brett Winterford | Apr 12, 2011 | Comment Now 
WA Police warns businesses to change passwords.
Optus SMS bar systems to go live in October 
Aug 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Technical issues see July deadline missed.
First smartphone trojan detected 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 13, 2010 | Comment Now 
Attack runs on Android.
Exetel to block premium SMS by default 
By Mahesh Sharma | Jun 9, 2010 | Comment Now 
Removes 90 percent of billing disputes.
Apple expands e-commerce on iPhone 
By Shaun Nichols | Oct 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
Sell items within free apps.
Windows 7 price much like Vista 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 26, 2009 | Comment Now 
But the Ultimate editions cost more.
SMS content providers face tough restrictions 
May 19, 2009 | Comment Now 
Premium SMS providers will soon be forced to operate a business-hours customer call centre whilst mobile users will be able to permanently bar such services from their account.
Telstra takes tougher stance on premium SMS 
Apr 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
Telstra will introduce tough new rules on premium SMS providers before the end of June, including double opt-in requirements and a process to terminate providers with “continued...
ACMA to be given extra regulatory powers 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 31, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Federal Government will amend the Telecommunications Act to give the media watchdog the power to hand out red cards to telecoms providers who abuse self-regulation.
Comms Alliance submits Mobile Premium Services Code 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
Under increasing pressure from the ACCC and ACMA, industry self-regulator Communications Alliance has finally released a code of conduct around the provision of Mobile Premium ...
ACCC puts the telco industry "on notice" 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
Australia’s consumer regulator the ACCC is warning telecommunications operators they will soon face fines of up to $1 million if they do not clean up their act.
Microsoft fleshes out Windows 7 Lineup 
By Shaun Nichols | Feb 4, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has released the early details on how it will be offering Windows 7 to consumers.
mBlox cops $11,000 of ACMA’s wrath 
Oct 30, 2008 | Comment Now 
mBlox has been fined $11,000 by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for spamming phones with ringtone download offers without a way to unsubscribe.
FeedBurner premium news feed now free 
By Shaun Nichols | Jul 9, 2007 | Comment Now 
Costs lifted from Stats PRO and MyBrand services.
DotMobi to auction premium mobile domain names 
Feb 26, 2007 | Comment Now 
Firm sets aside 15 commonly used words and phrases.
Ireland clamps down on premium rate phone fraud  
By Robert Jaques | Sep 28, 2004 | Comment Now 
In a bid to combat the growing problem of premium rate telephone fraud, Ireland's telecoms regulator ComReg has taken the radical step of blocking calls to 13 different ...
AOL secures premium consumer service with two-factor authentication  
By Robert Jaques | Sep 23, 2004 | Comment Now 
America Online has launched an online service offering consumers secure two-factor authentication.
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