ACCC declares wholesale ADSL, commences related processes

14 February 2012: The ACCC has declared the wholesale ADSL service under section 152AL of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.  The ACCC considers that this will promote the long-term interests of end-users of fixed-line broadband internet services throughout Australia.  Declaration will remove impediments to competitive internet service providers gaining access to Telstra’s national ADSL network on efficient terms in order to supply retail services, including to around 11 per cent of premises where Telstra’s network architecture has prevented competitors from using their own infrastructure.

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