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.

The most influential association in Australian communications, co-operatively initiating programs that promote sustainable industry development, innovation and growth, while generating positive outcomes for customers and society.  To create a co-operative stakeholder environment that allows the industry to take the lead on initiatives which grow the Australian communications industry, enhance the connectivity of all Australians and foster the highest standards of business behaviour.  For more details about Communications Alliance, see www.commsalliance.com.au.

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