Court slaps TPG with fine over Triple Zero failure

Friday 18 April 2014 | 01:27 CET | News
Australia's Federal Court has ordered ISP TPG Internet to pay penalties in the sum of AUD 400,000 for contraventions of the Telecommunications (Emergency Call Service) Determination 2009. The Determination requires telecommunications providers to give customers and other end-users access to the Triple Zero emergency call service. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) began proceedings against TPG Internet in November 2012, claiming that the provider failed to ensure that its controlled network and/or controlled facilities gave the end-users of 5,979 home telephone services

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