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Carrier licence registration

The register of licensed carriers and nominated carrier declarations is established under section 84 of the Telecommunications Act 1997. The register lists all carrier licences and nominated carrier declarations that are in force and the conditions of such licences.

Licensed carriers

The listing has been created as an Excel spreadsheet so the data can be manipulated for viewing/filtering/sorting etc.

Summary (as at 21 February 2019)


Carrier licences—granted

500

Surrenders

186

Cancelled

15

Carrier licences—active

299

Conditions of carrier licences

Under the Act, carrier licences are subject to conditions including:

  • Section 61 of the Act provides that a carrier licence is subject to conditions specified in Schedule 1 to the Act.
  • Section 62 of the Act provides that a carrier licence is subject to the condition set out in section 152AZ of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
  • Section 63 of the Act provides that a carrier licence may be subject to any conditions declared by the minister administering the Act including:
    • conditions, in addition to those referred to under sections 61 and 62 of the Act, applying to all carrier licences; and
    • conditions applying to specified carrier licences (the licences can be specified by name, by class or in any other way).

Nominated carrier declarations

The listing of nominated carrier declarations has been created as an Excel spreadsheet so the data can be manipulated for viewing/filtering/sorting etc.

Summary (as at 15 January 2019)


Nominated carrier declarations—granted

161

Revoked

72

Active

89

Last updated: 25 February 2019