On 1 November 2019, the ACCC released its final decision on the final access determinations (FADs) for the seven declared fixed line services. These FADs replace the previous FADs for the fixed line services (Final Access Determination Nos.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited ACN 096 304 620 (Vodafone) has offered and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (pursuant to a delegation from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking in relation to its third party billing service known as “Direct Carrier Billing” (DCB).
On 6 June 2019, the ACCC decided to extend the existing final access determinations (FADs) for the declared fixed line services (LCS, WLR, LSS, ULLS, FOAS, FTAS, WADSL). The ACCC extended these FADs as it was not in a position to make the new FADs prior to their expiration on 30 June 2019. The existing fixed line services FADs were extended to expire on the date immediately before the day on which the new FADs come into force.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission extended the expiry date for the Domestic PSTN Terminating Access Service pursuant to section 152ALA(4) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission extended the expiry date for the Local Carriage Service (LCS) pursuant to section 152ALA(4) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.