Category Archives: ACMA

ACCC declares Telstra Wholesale DSL

The ACCC has this evening announced that it has ‘declared’ Telstra wholesale ADSL services under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The effect of the ACCC’s decision will be that Telstra’s wholesale customers will now be able to better compete … Continue reading

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Over to you, ACMA … Comms Alliance finalises proposed TCP Code (and we show what’s changed)

In 2011, ACMA pressured the telco industry to get its act together on how customers are treated.  After extended drafting and consultation phases, Comms Alliance has submitted an aggressive new TCP Code to ACMA for registration.  The question is now: … Continue reading

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Draft TCP Code takes a beating

The jungle drums are sending negative messages about the new TCP Code proposed by Communications Alliance.  If the rumours are correct, ACMA is on the verge of refusing to register the draft Code, opting for more aggressive legislative regulation of … Continue reading

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Chariot fined $10,000 for failing to lodge eligible revenue return

OK, that’s a March 2006 headline, but it makes the point:  failing to comply with the approaching 28 September deadline for carriers to lodge their annual Eligible Revenue Return is not a good idea.

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