How competition in supplying landline telephone services benefits you
What you need to know about: How competition in supplying landline telephone services benefits you
This factsheet is part of a series explaining how our regulation of the telecommunications industry works.
Telstra owns the network of copper wires that is currently used to carry most telephone calls around Australia.
Our rules allow other telephone companies to buy telephone services provided on Telstra’s network at reasonable prices and other conditions which they then resell as retail services to you.