Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Australian watchdog probes Telstra's role in NBN

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 12 April 16

ACCC fears incumbent could gain an advantage from input into NBN; Telstra wins A$1.6bn HFC works deal with NBN.

Australia's competition authority is concerned about the extent of Telstra's role in the rollout of the country's national broadband network and is looking into a series of proposals from the incumbent telco and NBN designed to mitigate any threat to competition. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Monday said it is keen to ensure that Telstra does not gain an advantage over rival retail operators as a result of its technical input into the NBN…

Australia's competition authority is concerned about the extent of Telstra's role in the rollout of the country's national broadband network and is looking into a series of proposals from the incumbent telco and NBN designed to mitigate any threat to competition. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Monday said it is keen to ensure that Telstra does not gain an advantage over rival retail operators as a result of its technical input into the NBN…

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