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  • ACCC not ready to stop regulating ADSL just yet

    Although the National Broadband Network rollout is gathering pace, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission believes it should continue to regulate Telstra’s wholesale ADSL service.

  • ACCC greenlights Vocus’ NextGen Networks acquisition

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose a move by Vocus Communications to acquire Nextgen Networks. The proposed deal, unveiled in June and worth approximately $861 million, also includes the still under development North West Cable System and Australia Singapore Cable.

  • Telcos divided over ACCC mobile roaming inquiry

    Australia’s telcos have predictably had mixed reactions to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s announcement this morning that it had launched an inquiry into domestic mobile roaming.

  • ACCC to scrutinise in-country mobile roaming

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched an inquiry into whether it should regulate in-country mobile roaming, where an individual outside the coverage footprint of their ‘home’ telco uses another telco’s network to make or receive calls.