Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has played down the suggestion that its decision to make calls to selected charities free is little more than an effort to put a positive spin on what has been a troubled three months for the merged telco.
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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released details on the public hearings it will be holding into the state of complaints-handling in the Australian telecommunications sector.
One of Telstra's main unions has accused the telco of listening in on its conference calls with unionised staff in an attempt to pick up intelligence on its industrial action and bargaining plans.
Three high-profile U.S. lawmakers have begun an informal investigation into high access charges that some rural telephone carriers charge to competitors, on the heels of complaints about the practice from Google and some large carriers.