STATEMENT ON COMMUNICATIONS COMPLIANCE APPOINTMENTS

Sydney, 23 July 2018 – Telecommunications industry body, Communications Alliance, has welcomed the appointment of David Epstein as the Chair of independent industry monitoring and compliance body, Communications Compliance.

Communications Alliance CEO, John Stanton, also welcomed the appointment of Victoria Rubensohn AM as Deputy Chair.

“Communications Compliance performs a valuable self-regulatory role for the telco sector, monitoring the compliance performance of service providers against consumer protection code provisions and assisting companies to improve their performance,

“David Epstein has extensive industry and consumer experience, both as a senior executive with leading service providers and as a Director of the industry ombudsman,

“David is well placed to steer the important work of Communications Compliance as it delivers ongoing benefit to Australian telecommunications consumers,

“We also welcome Victoria’s appointment. Victoria has served Communications Compliance well during her tenure as a Director. Her long experience in consumer advocacy and regulatory matters equip her well for this new role,

“We look forward to the continuing opportunity to cooperate constructively with Communications Compliance.”

ABOUT COMMUNICATIONS ALLIANCE
Communications Alliance is the primary telecommunications industry body  in Australia. Its membership is drawn from a wide cross-section of the  communications industry, including carriers, carriage and internet  service providers, content providers, search engines, equipment vendors, IT companies, consultants and business groups.

Its vision is to  provide a unified voice for the telecommunications industry and to lead  it into the next generation of converging networks, technologies and  services. The prime mission of Communications Alliance is to promote the growth of the Australian communications industry and the protection of  consumer interests by fostering the highest standards of business ethics and behaviour through industry self-governance. For more details about  Communications Alliance, see www.commsalliance.com.au.

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