Under Australian Communications Authority (ACA) regulations, a modem can”t pick up on the first ring. If it does the, ACA permit for your modem is invalid and there”s a $12,000 fine. -Telecommunications Act 1991.

  • Tony Abbott

    Wow…..a $12,000 fine for a modem to answer after the 1st ring…..Proof positive the Australian Government has way too much time on its hands.