On 5th July, Michelle Rowland signed two new instruments for Carriers and Eligible Carriage Service Providers following earlier consultation requiring a register of critical infrastructure assets to be completed with the department of home affairs, amongst other obligations. These obligations apply to any provider of an internet or phone service. The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts, in conjunction with Home … Continue reading New Obligations for Carriage Service Providers
In CommsDay today the new Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Cynthia Gebert, has been quoted as seeking greater regulation on the Telecommunications Sector, reportedly to bring it in line with other industry sectors, such as Energy, Water and Gas. As a member of the TIO, we fund part of the TIO’s operations every year. We agree to a complaints process where individuals and small business customers can … Continue reading Open Letter: An independent what?
Recently the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communication sought consultation from industry regarding proposed changes to the Carrier License Conditions for carrier license holders, and the introduction of a new instrument that would force Internet Service Providers (CSPs) to comply with certain new obligations for Cyber Security. As we, along with many of our clients, fall into these categories, we spent considerable time … Continue reading Proposed Instruments to enhance Security information obligations for carriers and eligible carriage service providers￼