Well-known right-wing economist Henry Ergas has made a stinging condemnation of NBN Co's revised structural separation undertaking in a submission to the ACCC. However some of the aspects of the SAU that he takes issue with are Government policy and therefore beyond the power of NBN Co to change.
This week we have witnessed the unedifying spectacle of the government’s software pricing inquiry.
The telecomms industry has dodged a bullet with the acceptance by ACMA of the updated Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code (TCP) by ACMA. The self-regulation body Communications Alliance has responded to calls for improved consumer protection with some significant improvements. New standards will apply to information provided to consumers, how products are advertised, what is presented on the bill, and complaint-handling procedures.
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