Communications

Telstra's structural separation undertaking 2017-18

The ACCC has prepared this report based on whether in its view, on the balance of probabilities, a breach of the SSU occurred.

Most NBN consumers now on higher speed plans

Almost 4.8 million Australians are now connected to the NBN, with more than half subscribed to higher speed plans of 50Mbps or more, according to the ACCC’s quarterly Wholesale Market Indicators Report, released today.

The report shows that NBN residential broadband connections across Australia rose by 6.8 per cent in the December quarter, up from 4.5 million at the end of the previous three months.

Higher speed services now represent 56 per cent of all NBN broadband connections, with almost 2.7 million subscribers on services of 50Mbps or above.

Consultation paper

On 18 February 2019, the ACCC released a public consultation paper, draft Record Keeping Rule (RKR) documents and templates as part of a consultation process for its proposed Dark Fibre and NBN Wholesale Aggregation Services RKRs.

Prices for Christmas Island transmission services to be examined

The ACCC has today issued binding rules of conduct (BROC) setting out interim prices for new wholesale transmission services to Christmas Island.

The rules set interim price terms for access to regulated Domestic Transmission Capacity Services (DTCS) which will be provided over recently-constructed long-distance subsea cable infrastructure.

Transmission services, also known as backhaul, are high capacity wholesale services that carry large volumes of voice, data and video traffic, often over long distances.