Vodafone and Optus have both warned the government about potential negative impacts on the telecommunications market from a move to scrap telco-specific competition laws.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) - News, Features, and Slideshows
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released its proposal for wholesale pricing and conditions that will apply to so-called ‘superfast’ — 25 megabits per second or faster — broadband networks that are independent of the National Broadband Network.
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.
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.
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.
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