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.
On 8 October 2019, the ACCC issued a formal warning to NBN Co under subsection 103(4) of the Telecommunications Act 1997 (Cth) in relation to a contravention of the service provider rule set out in subsection 152BA(2) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA). The ACCC is satisfied that NBN Co contravened the service provider rule by failing to comply with the non-discrimination obligations in section 152AXD of the CCA when building fibre infrastructure and other related activities to supply wholesale business grade NBN services.
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).
Under section 152AL(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Act), the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission declares that the mobile terminating access service (MTAS) is a "declared service" for the purposes of Part XIC of the Act.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission declares pursuant to section 152AL(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act) that the Domestic Transmission Capacity Service (DTCS) is a "declared service" for the purposes of Part XIC of the Act.
The declaration takes effect on 1 April 2019 and expires on 31 March 2024.