Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC says it has given price certainty for legacy wholesale telecommunications services with its decision to maintain existing price and non-price terms until 30 June 2024 for seven declared, or regulated, fixed line services.
The competition watchdog, the ACCC, has commenced a public inquiry as it considers the terms and conditions under which other telecommunications companies can use Telstra’s fixed-line services.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has decided to extend the declaration of Telstra's six fixed-line telecommunications services until 30 June 2024.
Mobile is king and fixed line is fading fast, with consumers relying more and more on their mobile devices for voice calling, as mobile voice minutes rose by seven billion in the 12 months to the end of the 2016-2017 financial year. And, competition has benefitted consumers, with price drops and better value for money, according to the competition regulator.
Online discounter Kogan is branching out further from its delivery of mobile phone services to offer fixed-line NBN services in 2018 in a deal with partner company Vodafone Hutchison Australia.
Peak telecommunications industry group the Communications Alliance (CA) is reviewing whether Australia’s number portability requirements need updating to reflect a changed environment for telecoms providers and users of mobile phone and fixed line phone services.
Telstra is investing $3 billion in its networks over the next three years as it attempts to win back the faith of disgruntled customers hit by a series of network outages over recent months.
New Zealand’s competition enforcement and regulatory agency, The Commerce Commission, has now confirmed it will go ahead with an investigation into whether the resale voice services provided by the country’s largest telco, Spark, should be deregulated.
There is a notable lack of available data on the affordability of communications services in Australia and the problem needs fixing urgently, according to the chief of the consumer watchdog, the ACCC.
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