Regulatory projects

Title Industry Type Status
NBN Co - special access undertaking 2012 Communications Access undertaking Finalised
21 Aug 2013

The ACCC is now considering the SAU under the criteria set out in section 152CBD of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA).

Telstra's migration plan required measures 2, 3, 4 & 6 Communications Compliance assessment Ongoing
26 September 2013

This project page contains Telstra’s submission of required measures 2, 3, 4 and 6 which relate to:

  • the process for managed disconnection of copper services on the disconnection date
  • the process for managed disconnection of hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) services
  • the process for Telstra to build copper paths at premises which had previously been permanently disconnected, in order to supply special services and special service inputs
  • an information security plan on the use and disclosure of NBN Co migration information.
Access codes - telecommunications facilities Communications Access declaration Finalised

On 18 September 2013 the ACCC decided to vary the Facilities Access Code.

Wholesale ADSL final access determination (FAD) 2013 Communications Access determination Finalised
2013

On 29 May 2013, the ACCC made a Final Access Determination (FAD) for the declared Wholesale ADSL Service.

Local Bitstream Access Service (LBAS) declaration Communications Access declaration Finalised
2012

On 22 February 2012, the ACCC made a decision to declare a layer 2 bitstream service, to be called the local bitstream access service (LBAS).

Local Bitstream Access Service (LBAS) final access determination 2012 Communications Access determination Finalised
2012

On 3 October 2012, the ACCC made a final access determination (FAD) for the LBAS. A copy of the LBAS FAD is available on the public register of access determinations.

NBN Co - special access undertaking 2011 Communications Access undertaking Finalised
2011

On Friday 7 September 2012, NBN Co withdrew the Special Access Undertaking (SAU) that it lodged with the ACCC late last year (original SAU).

Fixed line services variation inquiry 2012 Communications Access variation Finalised
2012

In accordance with clause 4.1B of the FADs, clause 4.1A of the FADs expired on 7 December 2012.

Domestic transmission capacity service access determination 2011-12 Communications Access determination Finalised
2012

The ACCC published a final access determination (FAD) for the domestic transmission capacity service (DTCS) in June 2012. The DTCS FAD was published with an explanatory statement, a report from Data Analysis Australia (DAA) on the linear regression model used to develop the price terms in the FAD, a DTCS Pricing Calculator and a DTCS Route Category Workbook.

Establishment of the Independent Telecommunications Adjudicator Communications Dispute resolution Ongoing
Established 3 May 2012

On 3 May 2012, Telstra established the Office of the Independent Telecommunications Adjudicator (the ITA company).

Assessment of Telstra's SSU & draft migration plan Communications Compliance assessment Finalised
2012

On 6 March 2012, Telstra's Structural Separation Undertaking and Migration Plan came into force.

Operational separation of Telstra Communications Monitoring Historical

Prior to the commencement of the Structural Separation Undertaking (SSU), Telstra was subject to an operational separation framework which was intended to promote equivalence between Telstra wholesale and retail customers.

Wholesale ADSL declaration inquiry 2012 Communications Access declaration Finalised
2012

On 16 December 2011 the ACCC commenced an inquiry into declaration of wholesale ADSL services under section 152AL of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act).

The ACCC issued a discussion paper inviting submissions on whether declaration of wholesale ADSL services would promote the long-term interests of end-users.

On 14 February 2012 the ACCC decided to declare the wholesale ADSL service under section 152AL(3) of the Act.

Closure of South Brisbane (QLD) Exchange Communications Compliance assessment Historical
2011

In July 2010, Telstra announced that it would be upgrading its existing copper network in South Brisbane to a fibre-to-the-premises network.

 

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