The ACCC has held a public inquiry under section 497 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 (Cth) on whether to extend, vary, or revoke the current domestic mobile terminating access service (MTAS) final access determination (FAD).
On 14 June 2019 the MTAS FAD expiry date was extended until the day immediately before the day on which the next MTAS FAD comes into force.
On 30 August 2019, the ACCC released a discussion paper for consultation. Submissions in response to the discussion paper closed on Friday 27 September 2019.
On 18 December 2019, the ACCC released a position and consultation paper. Submissions in response to the position and consultation paper closed on 7 February 2020.
On 15 May 2020, the ACCC released a draft report. Submissions in response to the draft report closed on 10 July 2020.
On 2 October 2020, the ACCC released a final report and concluded the MTAS FAD inquiry.
|Notice of MTAS FAD inquiry||6 June 2019|
|Extension of existing MTAS FAD||14 June 2019|
|Discussion paper||30 August 2019|
|Extension of decision making period||4 December 2019|
|Position and consultation paper||18 December 2019|
|Draft report||15 May 2020|
|Further extension of decision making period||15 May 2020|
|Final report||2 October 2020|