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Telemarketers overpromising the benefits of NBN? No way!?

- August 5, 2019 2 MIN READ

In the least surprising news of the week, the Telecommunications Ombudsman has revealed it received over 1700 complaints from consumers who were misled by telemarketers over NBN services. The Ombudsman’s latest report:“Misleading telemarketing of NBN services” revealed a culture of lies and bullying, where telemarketers’ sales tactics included pressuring consumers to sign up for unwanted products… Read more »

Growth

Xero reports NBN boosts opportunities for small business

- October 10, 2018 2 MIN READ

Businesses that embrace new technology have significantly more opportunity for business growth according to a new report by Xero and economics consultancy group AlphaBeta. The Digital Connectivity Report suggests businesses that are connected to the NBN are increasing their revenue by almost two thirds more than their non-NBN counterparts and that those that utilise automation… Read more »

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Labor commits to second Tax Commissioner and better NBN policies

- August 31, 2018 3 MIN READ

Speaking at the Vodafone National Small Business Summit, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen outlined the Labor government’s commitment to restoring traditional and stable cabinet processes to policy making. He called for a well-functioning and accountable NBN network and the appointment of a second Taxation Commissioner to consider appeals from individuals and small business owners. In his… Read more »

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NBNCo spruiks innovation and opportunity for small business

- August 30, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Businesses that upgrade to NBN should take the opportunity to increase their Innovation, according to Sarah Palmer, executive general manager, business service delivery, NBN. Speaking at the Vodafone National Small Business Summit, Palmer spoke of the opportunities businesses could embrace by having access to the NBN. With the first disconnection triggers from legacy services set… Read more »

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Hands up if you’re suffering from bad internet? You’re not alone!

- October 17, 2017 2 MIN READ

Australia’s telecommunications systems are failing small business with one in three business owners saying they have difficulty accessing fast reliable affordable internet services. An independent survey conducted by Xero of 1000 small business owners across Australia found close to half of the businesses surveyed (48 per cent) experienced difficulty with their phone or internet connection… Read more »