Telcos censured over fair trading breaches

By Dan Brunskill | Thu, 13 Feb 2020


The Commerce Commission today censured two of the country's largest telecommunication companies over the way they’ve previously charged customers. The more serious of the two saw brands owned by ASX-listed Vocus Group fined $121,500 for misleading and overcharging thousands of customers. Retail telecommunications providers CallPlus Services - trading as Slingshot - Flip Services and Orcon all pleaded guilty to 13 charges under the Fair Trading Act for conduct that occurred between 2012 and 2018, the regulator said in a statement. The V...