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.
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.
On 19 December 2018 the ACCC made binding rules of conduct that apply to a DTCS service to Christmas Island provided by Vocus Communications Limited.
Vocus will provide transmission services between mainland Australia and the External Territory of Christmas Island by way of a subsea cable.