Regulatory projects

Title Industry Type Status
Accounting separation regime framework review Communications Review Finalised
2004

The ACCC has consulted with industry regarding the process involved in developing the initial and subsequent accounting separation reports.

Telstra core services access undertaking Communications Access undertaking Finalised
2003

In December 2004 the ACCC released a final decision reiterating its draft views on LCS and PSTN.

Local number portability review & pricing principles Communications Guideline Finalised

The ACCC has outlined a number of pricing principles guidelines to refer to if required to arbitrate a number portability dispute.

Model price terms and conditions Communications Price determination Finalised

The ACCC held a consultation process about model price terms and conditions for the public switched telephone network (PSTN), unconditioned local loop service (ULLS) and local carriage service (LCS).

Bundling in telecommunications markets Communications Information paper Finalised
2003

In August 2003 the ACCC released an information paper on bundling in the telecommunications industry.

Mobile terminating & originating access pricing principles Communications Price determination Finalised
2002

In March 2002 the ACCC varied the GSM termination services declaration to make it technology neutral.

Local carriage service access exemption Communications Access exemption Finalised
2002

In July 2002 the ACCC granted two separate exemptions in response to an application from Telstra for exemption from its obligations to supply the local carriage service to its competitors in CBD areas of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbance, Adelaide and Perth.

Unconditioned local loop services pricing principles 2002 Communications Price determination Finalised
2002

The ACCC declared the unconditioned local loop service (ULLS) in July 1999. In response to a discussion paper, submissions were received from several interested parties and these views were taken into account in developing the final report released in April 2002.

Local carriage services pricing principles 2002 Communications Price determination Finalised
2002

The revised final report issued in April 2002 confirms the approach and includes indicative prices.

GSM technology neutral Communications Service declaration Finalised

In March 2002 the ACCC varied the GSM service declarations, including other mobile services currently in use and making the declarations technology neutral.

Domestic transmission capacity service 2000-2001 Communications Access variation Finalised
2000

In May 2001 the ACCC varied the domestic transmission capacity service declaration, removing the remaining intercapital transmission routes from the service description.

Telstra - price control arrangements review 2001 Communications Review Finalised
2001

The ACCC commenced its inquiry in September 2000 and released a discussion paper on 29 September 2000.

In order to facilitate further discussion by interested parties, the ACCC issued a draft report identifying a set of draft recommendations in December 2000. The final report was published in February 2001.

Advanced mobile phone system Communications Access declaration Finalised
2000

Following public consultation, the ACCC revoked both declarations relating to the AMPS service, as the closure of the AMPS network on 31 December 2000 made these declarations redundant.

Telstra - PSTN undertaking 1999 Communications Access undertaking Finalised
1999

Following consultation and analysis the undertaking was rejected and a final report outlining the decision was issued in July 2000.

 

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