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Australian watchdog orders 15 operators to comply with customer data regulations

Tuesday 18 February 2020 | 07:43 CET | News
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has taken action against 15 telecommunications operators for failing to provide vital information that supports Australia's emergency services such as Triple Zero and the Emergency Alert system. This is the latest action in the ACMA's 2-year campaign to upgrade the accuracy of the Integrated Public Number Database (IPND), which is a secure database of phone numbers and associated customer information. The ACMA investigations found the operators breached the IPND rules by failing to provide customer data, or providing inaccurate data.

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Categories: General
Companies: ACMA / Australian Communications and Media Authority
Countries: Australia
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