Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network – AS/CA S043) 2015 | ACMA

Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network – AS/CA S043) 2015

The ACMA standard Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network – AS/CA S043) 2015 adopts a three part industry standard. These are:

AS/CA S043.1:2015 – Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network – Part 1: General;
AS/CA S043.2:2016 – Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network – Part 2: Broadband; and
AS/CA S043.3:2015 – Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network – Part 3: DC, low frequency AC and voiceband.

It is important to note that the applicable mandatory standard is the ACMA standard, not the industry standard to which it refers.

The ACMA standard is available from the ComLaw website.

A combined explanatory statement for all ACMA telecommunications technical standards made under section 376 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 is available.

All industry standards are available in hard copy from SAI Global. Current and superseded AS/ACIF or AS/CA industry standards are available to download in pdf format from the Communications Alliance website. 

The following ACMA Standards have been revoked, however they remain available on the ComLaw website:

  1. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 1: General - AS/ACIF S043.1:2003) 2003;
  2. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 2: Broadband - AS/ACIF S043.2:2003) 2003;
  3. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for Connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 2: Broadband - AS/ACIF S043.2:2005) 2005;
  4. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 2: Broadband - AS/ACIF S043.2:2006) 2006;
  5. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 2: Broadband - AS/ACIF S043.2:2008) 2008;
  6. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 3: DC, low frequency AC and voiceband - AS/ACIF S043.3:2001) 2003; and
  7. Telecommunications Technical Standard (Requirements for Customer Equipment for connection to a metallic local loop interface of a Telecommunications Network - Part 3: DC, low frequency AC and voiceband - AS/ACIF S043.3:2008) 2008.

Last updated: 23 March 2017