The ACCC has settled another piece of unfinished business in the broadband market, announcing yesterday that it has issued a “service declaration” for Telstra’s wholesale ADSL service. In service declarations, the regulator has the power to set prices ad other terms for bottleneck services – those required by all players in an …
Anyone with any knowledge on how that compares to what Tel$tra currently charges the ankle biters?
Especially interested in the backhaul rates...
A step in the right direction but still seems high
This puts the cost of bandwidth of 500 gigabyte of 24x7 file sharing traffic at about $70 using Telstra's network. TPG is currently asking $49 for that on their network and that includes the $25 or so for the line change as well.
What the ACCC needs to do is come up with a way that other telcos can upgrade the RIMs while making use of the existing links to the current RIMs.
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