Regulatory projects

Title Industry Type Statussort descending
Mobile terminating access service FAD inquiry 2014 Communications Access determination Finalised
24 August 2015

The ACCC commences a public inquiry into making a final access determination for the Mobile Terminating Access Service (MTAS).

Mobile services review Communications Review Finalised
2005

The ACCC announced a review of mobile services in March 2003 and released a discussion paper in April 2003.

Optus mobile terminating access service undertaking 2004 Communications Access undertaking Finalised

On 23 December 2004 Optus lodged an ordinary access undertaking with the ACCC about the mobile terminating access service (MTAS).

WLR, LCS & PSTN OA class exemptions variation Communications Access exemption Finalised
2008

On 18 November 2009, the ACCC released a final decision to vary the class exemptions for the WLR, LCS and PSTN OA services.

FAD inquiries - Non-price terms & conditions & supplementary prices Communications Access determination Finalised
24 August 2015

The ACCC has commenced consultation on non-price terms and conditions and supplementary pricing issues for a number of related declared services:

  • fixed line services and wholesale ADSL service
  • mobile terminating access service (MTAS)
  • domestic transmission capacity service (DTCS)

Given these inquiries will cover a number of related issues regarding non-price terms and conditions and supplementary pricing issues, the ACCC considers there are benefits in conducting a combined consultation process on these issues.

Domestic transmission capacity service declaration 2013-2014 Communications Access declaration Finalised
28 March 2014

On 11 July 2013 the ACCC commenced an inquiry into the Domestic Transmission Capacity Service

Vodafone mobile terminating access service undertaking 2004 Communications Access undertaking Finalised
November 2004

The ACCC released a Final decision on the Vodafpne MTAS undertaking on the 31 March 2006

Wholesale ADSL declaration inquiry 2010 Communications Access declaration Finalised
2011

In April 2011, following further consultation with industry participants, the ACCC decided not to commence a declaration inquiry.

Telstra's migration plan required measures 1(a) & 1(b) Communications Compliance assessment Finalised
21 May 2014

This project page contains Telstra’s submission of required measures 1(a) and 1(b), which relate to ‘pull through’ NBN connection processes, and includes the ACCC’s consultation and assessment of these measures.

These required measures were approved by the ACCC on 21 May 2014 and are now part of Telstra’s migration plan. See Measures 1(a) & 1(b) approved.

Domestic transmission capacity service declaration 2008-09 Communications Access declaration Finalised
2009

On 19 March 2009, the ACCC released a final report on the DTCS declaration inquiry.

Domestic transmission capacity service pricing review Communications Price determination Finalised
2010

On 23 November 2010, the ACCC issued a Position Paper announcing its proposed domestic benchmarking approach to transmission pricing.

Access pricing principles for fixed line services review Communications Price determination Finalised
2010

Given the legislative changes under the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Competition and Consumer Safeguards) Act 2010, the ACCC suspended the review of the access pricing principles for fixed line services.

The ACCC continued to analyse submissions and new information received in response to the review of the access pricing principles.

Domestic transmission capacity service declaration 2003-04 Communications Access declaration Finalised
2004

Following a public inquiry in 2003-04, a new declaration for the domestic transmission capacity service started on 1 April 2004 and expired on 31 March 2009.

Domestic transmission capacity service pricing principles Communications Price determination Finalised

During 2003-04, the ACCC conducted a public consultation on pricing principles for the domestic transmission capacity service (DTCS), releasing its final report in September 2004. In the final report, the ACCC made pricing principles for the DTCS but did not set indicative prices.

The DTCS is a generic service that can be used for transmitting voice, data or other communications between transmission points located throughout Australia.

 

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