ACCC takes on Google, How hard did COVID-19 hit Aussie telcos: Vertical Hold ep 289
Why is Australia’s consumer watchdog back at war with Google? How has the coronavirus pandemic taken its toll on Aussie telcos? Are NBN connections really getting a “free” 15% speed boost? Special guest @ZDNetAustralia editor Chris Duckett @dobes
Why is Australia’s consumer watchdog, the ACCC, at war with Google over our privacy? Is it time for another Sims Smash?
Meanwhile, how has the coronavirus smashed Aussie telcos and how are they fighting back? Are NBN users really getting a “free” 15% speed boost or are some telcos stretching the truth a bit?
This week we’re joined by Chris Duckett from ZDNet. You can read Chris’ article on Telstra’s claiming NBN Co’s overprovisioning as a speed boost here, as well as ZDNet’s coverage of the ACCC vs Google here.