What the ACCC does
- We set prices for certain wholesale transmission services.
- We may get involved in access disputes about wholesale facilities and equipment.
What the ACCC can't do
- We don’t regulate all transmission services - only some.
Transmission services are high-capacity data links. They are usually fibre cables that run down suburban streets or between cities and regional centres.
Transmission, often called ‘backhaul':
The ACCC regulates transmission services where wholesale competition is lacking.
We regulate and set prices for certain wholesale transmission services. We may also get involved in access disputes about wholesale telecommunications facilities and equipment.
We do this to:
Our work is under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and the Telecommunications Act 1997.