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Telecommunications regulatory arrangements

The NBN Expert panel sought views on telecommunications industry access arrangements. This was a requirement of the panel’s terms of reference. 

Why we want your input

The NBN Expert panel wants your views on telecommunications industry access arrangements.

How you can voice your opinion

Tell us what you think in a written submission.

What will be the outcome of this consultation?

Does parts of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 need to change? What parts of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 need to be reviewed.

The Issue

The National Broadband Network (NBN) will give Australians access to fast and affordable broadband.

The NBN Expert panel sought views on telecommunications industry access arrangements. This was a requirement of the panel’s terms of reference.

  • Does section 152EOA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 need to change?
  • What parts of the National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011 need to be reviewed?

Relevant Documentation

Telecommunications Regulatory Arrangement Paper 

Published 24th Mar 2014

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Telecommunications Regulatory Arrangement - Section 152EOA Consultation Paper

Media Release

Published 24th Mar 2014

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Media Release - Telecommunications Regulatory Arrangement Paper

Outcome

The NBN Panel of Experts has recommended changes to the competition laws around NBN Co’s future operations.

Overall, the review found that the broad framework should be retained with some changes. The changes made in 2010–11 to the legislative framework and its operation worked well and were acceptable to stakeholders.  

Participate

24 Mar 2014 09:00 AEDT
14 Apr 2014 17:00 AEST
Closed
This consultation is closed.

Submissions

Vodafone Hutchison
Document
Departement
Document
CCC
Document
iiNet
Document
Macquarie Telecom
Document
NBN Co
Document
NextGen
Document
O3b
Optus
Document
Optus Supplementary