TPG fined $400,000 for denying emergency call access

Federal Court finds telco barred outgoing 000 and 112 calls for almost 6,000 account holders with unpaid bills.

Telco TPG (TPM) has been fined $400,000 for failing to provide access to emergency numbers for customers who had not paid bills.

Federal Court Justice Mordecai Bromberg found that TPG failed to give access to triple-zero and 112 on more than 190 occasions between March and September 2011.

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