LBAS & SBAS declarations inquiry 2020

Draft decision18 December 2020

On 18 December 2020, the ACCC released its draft decision for the superfast broadband access service (SBAS) and local bitstream access service (LBAS) declarations inquiry.

The draft decision declares all wholesale broadband services supplied over non-NBN fixed line superfast networks. It also varies the current SBAS declaration to cover both the SBAS and LBAS under a new SBAS declaration which would be in place for five years until July 2026. The ACCC intends to revoke the current LBAS declaration.

Submissions closed on 19 February 2021.