Telecommunications Regulatory Update - June 2016
ACCC seeks submissions on Draft Guidelines for Part XIC declaration for telecommunications services
On 1 June 2016, the ACCC released the Draft Guidelines for Part XIC declaration provisions for telecommunication services (Draft Guidelines).
Productivity releases issues paper on future of universal service obligation in the telecommunications market
On 7 June 2016, the Australian Government's Productivity Commission (the Commission) released the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation Issue Paper (Issue Paper). As detailed in the Terms of Reference and noted in our April 2016 update, the Issue Paper addresses the extent to which Government policies should support universal access to a minimum level of retail telecommunications services in Australia's telecommunications market.
ACMA seeks submissions to a consultation paper on television captioning
On 8 June 2016, the ACMA released its Review of the captioning obligations in the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 Consultation Paper (Consultation Paper).